Microbacterium phage Safire
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Detailed Information for Phage Safire
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMicrobacterium foliorum NRRL B-24224
Found ByHabeeb Ayomide Aderolu
Year Found2018
Location FoundLagos, Nigeria
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Lagos
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?No
Isolation Temperature25°C
GPS Coordinates6.586267 N, 3.2739 E Map
Discovery NotesI collected moist soil underneath a tree stump from a cassava farm very early in the morning after a rainstorm the previous night.
Naming NotesPhage was initially named sapheera, an acronym for all SEA-PHAGES students’ names in class. Since there was already an existing phage name, saphira with the homophone. I tweaked it to safire a variant name of “sapphire” a rare and beautiful gem.
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 Notes
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Not in Pitt Archives
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload