Mycobacterium phage Pikaton
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Detailed Information for Phage Pikaton
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByAaron Eisenberg
Year Found2017
Location FoundRichmond, KY USA
Finding InstitutionEastern Kentucky University
ProgramKentucky Biomedical Infrastructure Network Small Genomes Discovery Program
From enriched soil sample?Unknown
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates37.747778 N, 84.305278 W Map
Discovery NotesSample taken from Million Park near the walking path underneath a pine tree. Taken at a depth of 4 cm with slightly moist soil about 100 ft from water near the top of a hill. Air temp: 56 degrees F.
Naming NotesFrom my family background (Jewish)and the fact that the phage hunting experience seemed similar to Pokemon hunting.
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 NotesVery turbid. Had to hold to a light to see plaques.
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
Pitt Freezer Box# 52
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# C6
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload