Microbacterium phage Quasi
Quasi EM Picture
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Detailed Information for Phage Quasi
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMicrobacterium foliorum NRRL B-24224
Found ByValeriia Gurtovaia & Abby White
Year Found2018
Location FoundPhiladelphia, PA USA
Finding InstitutionUniversity of the Sciences in Philadelphia
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?No
Isolation Temperature19°C
GPS Coordinates39.914 N, 75.2561 W Map
Discovery NotesIt was found 2 feet from nearest plant, 7 feet from nearest tree. Urban area, near dorm buildings. Flowers are growing 3 feet away. No land slope or major foot traffic.
Naming NotesAbby's snake is called Quasi. He is named after a rapper with a very unique sound, Quasimodo. This entire process of discovering phage was very new to the both of us making it an exciting and unique experience.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Sequencing FacilityPittsburgh Bacteriophage Institute
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Characterization
ClusterUnclustered
Subcluster--
Annotating InstitutionUnknown or unassigned
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque NotesOur phage has three different morphologies. They vary in size ranging from 1 to 3 mm. Plaques are completely clear.
MorphotypeSiphoviridae
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
SEA Lysate Titer 1.05*10^9 pfu/ml
Pitt Freezer Box# 84
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# E5
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload