Mycobacterium phage Phallon
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Detailed Information for Phage Phallon
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByRegis Fallon
Year Found2016
Location FoundLos Angeles, CA USA
Finding InstitutionUniversity of California, Los Angeles
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates34.068479 N, 118.449636 W Map
Discovery NotesPhage Phallon was isolated from urban soil, close to cement, trees, and bushes, collected from a depth of 7 cm on 10/3/16 by Regis Fallon. Phallon was isolated using 1 gram soil enriched with M. smeg in water, glycerol broth, AD supplement, and CaCl2 for 48 hours at 30C.

Characterization was performed by Team Phaged and Confused (Alexis Doherty, Regis Fallon, Josh Green, Alexis Dowiak) and Team Phage-a Vu (Thuytien Duong, Marco Aquinde, Catherine Le, Jennifer Bergsma).

Instructor: Dr. Jordan Moberg Parker
Teaching Assistant: Michelle Bina
Undergraduate Assistant: Sam Wu

Appears to be Cluster E based on TMP gene PCR.
Naming NotesCollector's last name using "Ph" instead of "F"
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Cluster Life CycleTemperate
Annotating InstitutionUnknown or unassigned
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque Notesbullseye/halo
size range diameter: 3-4mm
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
Pitt Freezer Box# 45
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# D2