Microbacterium phage Safire
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Detailed Information for Phage Safire
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMicrobacterium foliorum NRRL B-24224 SEA
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
Characterization
ClusterUnclustered
Subcluster--
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