Mycobacterium phage Rita
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Detailed Information for Phage Rita
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByAnna Fakhri
Year Found2021
Location FoundNorth Easton, MA United States
Finding InstitutionProvidence College
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature37°C
GPS Coordinates42.051462 N, 71.134382 W Map
Discovery NotesA soil sample was collected in North Easton, Massachusetts, on Friday, May 28th, 2021 at 4:26 pm. The soil was slightly damp and approximately 4 inches deep into the ground, and was found underneath a shaded, grassy area next to an apple tree. The weather was cloudy, with 52% humidity and a temperature of 12 °C.
Naming NotesThe phage name "Rita" is named after my aunt Rita who is one of my biggest role models.
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 plaques are very small and clear.
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Not in Pitt Archives