Microbacterium phage Raccoon
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Detailed Information for Phage Raccoon
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMicrobacterium foliorum NRRL B-24224 SEA
Found ByMegan Ulbrich
Year Found2017
Location FoundPittsburgh, PA USA
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Pittsburgh
ProgramPhage Hunters Integrating Research and Education
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates40.443865 N, 80.005375 W Map
Discovery NotesPhage Raccoon was isolated from a soil sample collected at Point State Park in Pittsburgh, PA. The soil was silty and dry.
Naming NotesThis phage is named Raccoon because of my love for the animals. Also called "Trash Pandas," the raccoon is one of the cutest and misunderstood animals in the northern hemisphere.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedSep 11, 2017
Sequencing FacilityPittsburgh Bacteriophage Institute
Shotgun Sequencing MethodIllumina Sequencing
Genome length (bp)41894
Character of genome endsUnknown
GC Content63.4%
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Cluster Life CycleLytic
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Annotating InstitutionUnknown or unassigned
Annotation StatusIn GenBank
Plaque NotesRaccoon's plaques are incredibly hazy and vary in size up to ~2mm. They are very difficult to see on a plate and must be looked at with an additional light source.
Number of Genes63
Has been Phamerated?Yes
Gene List
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?Yes
GenBank AccessionMG839025
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
Pitt Freezer Box# 6
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# H12
Available Files
Final DNAMaster FileDownload
GenBank File for PhameratorDownload