Mycobacterium phage PinkLady16
Duplicate of Megatron
After sequencing at Virginia Commonwealth University, this phage turned out to be 100% identical to Megatron. Since both came from Southern Connecticut State University, it appears that PinkLady16 was really a lab contaminant of Megatron.
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Detailed Information for Phage PinkLady16
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByCatherine Gingras
Year Found2012
Location FoundNew Haven, CT USA
Finding InstitutionSouthern Connecticut State University
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Unknown
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates41.333056 N, 72.945 W Map
Discovery NotesFound my soil sample towards a small pond in the back of Jennings Hall at Southern's campus. The soil was darker and moist since it was close to the water's edge. It was a cloudy day, mid 50's when the sample was collected.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Sequencing FacilityVirginia Commonwealth University Nucleic Acids Research Facilities
Shotgun Sequencing Method454 Pyrosequencing
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Cluster Life CycleLytic
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque NotesThe plaques are clear and small, each plaque similar in size and shape. Appears to be lytic.
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
Available Files
Restriction Digest PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload