Microbacterium phage Pharpay
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Detailed Information for Phage Pharpay
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMicrobacterium foliorum NRRL B-24224
Found ByRiya Chawla, Charvi Chagam, Numa Kamal
Year Found2023
Location FoundPhiladelphia, PA United States
Finding InstitutionDrexel University
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature30°C
GPS Coordinates39.95234 N, 75.18349 W Map
Discovery NotesThe sample was located within a sunny patch in a garden behind the Constantine N. Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building of Drexel University. The sample was damp and slightly warm in temperature. It was also located underneath a pile of leaf litter.
Naming NotesWe got inspiration for the name of our phage from a conversation about High School Musical. We were discussing Sharpay Evans, a protagonist in High School Musical, and decided to name our phage "Pharpay" based off that character.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedJan 5, 2024
Sequencing FacilityPittsburgh Bacteriophage Institute
Shotgun Sequencing MethodIllumina Sequencing
Approximate Shotgun Coverage1204
Genome length (bp)56718
Character of genome endsCircularly Permuted
GC Content63.7%
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Cluster Life CycleLytic
Other Cluster Members
Annotating InstitutionDrexel University
Annotation StatusQC Complete
Plaque NotesThe plaque is very small and can be approximated to be .4 - .6 mm in size. The plaque is a round shape and also clear.
Has been Phamerated?Yes
Gene List
Submitted Minimal DNA Master FileDownload
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
Pitt Freezer Box# 175
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# B3
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
GenBank File for PhameratorDownload