Mycobacterium phage RiverRat
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Detailed Information for Phage RiverRat
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByBrittany Backus & Luke Calhoon
Year Found2016
Location FoundCaddo Valley, AR USA
Finding InstitutionOuachita Baptist University
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature37°C
GPS Coordinates34.17459 N, 93.09723 W Map
Discovery NotesAbout an inch under the soil under the river water in the Caddo

pH of soil: 6.25
Naming NotesWe named our phage "River Rat" because the phage was found in the soil that lies under the Caddo River.
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 that our phage forms are very small (between 1-2 mm). They are very clear and have nice, clean edges.
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
SEA Lysate Titer 6.5e7 pfu/ml
Date of SEA Lysate Titering Nov 1, 2016
Pitt Freezer Box# 43
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# B12
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload