Gordonia phage Powerball
Powerball Plaque Picture
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Detailed Information for Phage Powerball
Discovery Information
Isolation HostGordonia rubripertincta NRRL B-16540
Found ByMichael Lauer
Year Found2018
Location FoundPittsburgh, PA USA
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Pittsburgh
ProgramPhage Hunters Integrating Research and Education
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature30°C
GPS Coordinates40.444253 N, 79.953239 W Map
Discovery Notessoil found under the Crawford Hall sign. Soil was moist and temperatures outside were around 26 degrees Celsius.
Naming NotesIt was lucky to find a phage on a new host that was difficult to grow, thus it was like winning the powerball.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedOct 2, 2018
Sequencing FacilityPittsburgh Bacteriophage Institute
Shotgun Sequencing MethodIllumina Sequencing
Approximate Shotgun Coverage689
Genome length (bp)47680
Character of genome ends3' Sticky Overhang
Overhang Length11 bases
Overhang SequenceTGCCAAGGGGA
GC Content66.3%
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Cluster Life CycleTemperate
Lysogeny NotesDoes not make lysogens.
Other Cluster Members
Annotation StatusBeing Annotated (Expected completion by 6/30/2019)
Plaque Notesplaques are about 2 mm in diameter and lytic.
Has been Phamerated?Yes
Gene List
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Not in Pitt Archives