Microbacterium phage Pabst
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Detailed Information for Phage Pabst
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMicrobacterium foliorum NRRL B-24224 SEA
Found ByHunter Chase Bishop
Year Found2019
Location FoundCullowhee, NC United States of America
Finding InstitutionWestern Carolina University
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates35.309196 N, 83.178029 W Map
Discovery NotesThis phage was discovered in a creek that runs between and under Albright and Benton Residence halls at Western Carolina University. The sample was collected in a shallow silty region of the creek.
Naming NotesThe phage is named after the American Lager beer Pabst Blue Ribbon. Moreover, the name Pabst is a nickname for my father and what he wants to be called as a grandpa.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedJan 2, 2020
Sequencing FacilityPittsburgh Bacteriophage Institute
Shotgun Sequencing MethodIllumina Sequencing
Approximate Shotgun Coverage122
Genome length (bp)53620
Character of genome endsCircularly Permuted
GC Content59.0%
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Cluster Life CycleUnknown
Other Cluster Members
Annotating InstitutionWestern Carolina University
Annotation StatusBeing Annotated (Expected completion by 5/1/2020)
Plaque NotesMy plaques were very small and would often cluster together giving the appearance of larger plaques than the individual plaques. They averaged 1 mm in diameter. The plaques were best described as "freckle-like".
Has been Phamerated?Yes
Gene List
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Not in Pitt Archives
SEA Lysate Titer 2x10^8 PFU/mL
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
Restriction Digest PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload