Gordonia phage Osiris
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Detailed Information for Phage Osiris
Discovery Information
Isolation HostGordonia terrae 3612
Found ByOscar Chen
Year Found2018
Location FoundPittsburgh, PA USA
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Pittsburgh
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?No
Isolation Temperature30°C
GPS Coordinates40.43708 N, 79.94914 W Map
Discovery NotesSoil Sample was collected on 9/2/2018 at 1:49 PM.

Collection Location: Inside Schenley Park, toward the western side of Panther Hollow Lake

Transport Time: 55 minutes
Storage Conditions: Room Temperature Drawer Storage Duration: 3 Days

Description of Soil:

The soil was damp in several areas and composed of organic matter. The soil sample was collected 5 to 6 inches below the surface. Vegetation (grass/weeds) and one purple flower were growing in proximity to collection site.

Weather: Sunny, partly cloudy
Ambient Temperature: 84 º F
Naming NotesThe name Osiris comes from the Egyptian god of the afterlife, underworld, and rebirth.
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 NotesPhage Osiris has circular plaques ranging from 1 to 3 mm (both small and medium). After being incubated at 30 º C for 2 to 3 days, the plaques observed are clear, suggesting that the phage is lytic. After further incubation for another 2 to 3 days, it appears that a lighter ring forms around the smaller clear spot.
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
SEA Lysate Titer 1 ×10^9 pfu/mL
Pitt Freezer Box# 90
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# G6
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload