Mycobacterium phage Rodney
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Detailed Information for Phage Rodney
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByArash Tajalli
Year Found2014
Location FoundRichmond, VA USA
Finding InstitutionVirginia Commonwealth University
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates45.42 N, 15.97 W Map
Discovery NotesThe soil had been near the main student grounds of the campus, right next to a tree.
Naming NotesSince I had found it on campus I thought of the school's mascot and how it looks as ordinary as any other phage.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Sequencing FacilityVirginia Commonwealth University Nucleic Acids Research Facilities
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Characterization
ClusterUnclustered
Subcluster--
Annotating InstitutionUnknown or unassigned
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque NotesThe phage had never appeared cloudy upon spotting the plates. It has a significantly smaller head in comparison to most and had a tail of considerable length.
MorphotypeMyoviridae
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Not in Pitt Archives