Mycobacterium phage Olsen
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Detailed Information for Phage Olsen
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByEmily Cody
Year Found2017
Location FoundBlacksburg, VA USA
Finding InstitutionVirginia Tech
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates37.2345 N, 80.4245 W Map
Discovery NotesFound near Torgerson Hall on Virginia Tech campus. Soil was taken at a depth of 3cm under a tree. The temperature outside was 19 degrees Celsius.
Naming NotesOlsen was chosen because of the multiple EM pictures taken of the phage in pairs- Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Annotating InstitutionUnknown or unassigned
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque NotesWhen first isolating the phage- plaques appeared circular and small- about the diameter of a needle.
After working with the phage in other conditions, the plaques appeared to be circular, but slightly larger.
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
Pitt Freezer Box# 54
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# F7
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
Restriction Digest PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload