Mycobacterium phage Pennywise1
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Detailed Information for Phage Pennywise1
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByGilda Bocco & DaNaya Garner
Year Found2017
Location FoundPhiladelphia, PA USA
Finding InstitutionUniversity of the Sciences in Philadelphia
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates39.945313 N, 75.207372 W Map
Discovery NotesFound in flower bed on campus. Near a tree and several shrubs. Covered mostly which mulch and dry.
Naming NotesI saw the new movie "IT" that came out this year (2017). And I became obsessed with the main character, the clown named Pennywise. Despite the slight unnatural obsession I thought it would be a good name for the phage because the phage is a virus for bacteria and you can compare a virus to the characteristics of a clown from Derry.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Characterization
ClusterUnclustered
Subcluster--
Annotating InstitutionUnknown or unassigned
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque NotesTiny, lytic plaques are present as a result of this phage. The plaques are usually clusters together.
MorphotypeMyoviridae
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
Pitt Freezer Box# 47
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# D9
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload