Microbacterium phage Rie18
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Detailed Information for Phage Rie18
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMicrobacterium foliorum NRRL B-24224 SEA
Found ByJoseph Enwereji and Samantha Young
Year Found2019
Location FoundAba, Nigeria
Finding InstitutionUniversity of the Sciences in Philadelphia
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?No
Isolation Temperature21°C
GPS Coordinates5.121797 N, 7.343372 E Map
Discovery NotesThe soil sample was collected from the village of Umule Ovungwn, in Aba, Abia State, Nigeria. The depth of the soil the sample was taken from was 3 cm deep in dry soil about 3.048 meters from a building.
Naming NotesWe named it Rie18 because 'rie' directly translates to eat in Igbo. Igbo is the language spoken in the village of Umule Ovungwn.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedDec 10, 2019
Sequencing FacilityPittsburgh Bacteriophage Institute
Shotgun Sequencing MethodIllumina Sequencing
Approximate Shotgun Coverage2860
Genome length (bp)56435
Character of genome endsCircularly Permuted
GC Content63.9%
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Characterization
ClusterEF
Subcluster--
Cluster Life CycleLytic
Other Cluster Members
Annotating InstitutionNorth Carolina A&T State University
Annotation StatusBeing Annotated (Expected completion by 5/1/2020)
Plaque NotesIt appears to be lytic, because of the clear edges around the plaques. The plaques have a diameter of about 1 mm.
MorphotypeSiphoviridae
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
SEA Lysate Titer 2.1 x 10^18
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload