Microbacterium phage PondSaver
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Detailed Information for Phage PondSaver
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMicrobacterium foliorum NRRL B-24224
Found ByStephanie Onumajuru
Year Found2021
Location FoundAmherst, MA USA
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Amherst
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?No
Isolation Temperature30°C
GPS Coordinates42.388501 N, 72.526692 W Map
Discovery NotesThis phage was found directly near the campus pond. It was on the side nearest to the Integrated Sciences Building. It was found on the bank near the water in a grassy area with a lot of loose soil.
Naming NotesThis was our last sample collected and it showed us promising results after multiple failed isolations and purifications. Saver refers to the fact that it made us successful in our phage journey. It was also found near the pond which refers to the first half of the name.
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 NotesThe average size of the plaques this phage makes is 5 mm. These plaques are typically cloudy with smooth edges. They tend to have a circular shape and appear halo.
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
Pitt Freezer Box# 135
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# B9
Available Files
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