Mycobacterium phage Shafi
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Detailed Information for Phage Shafi
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByAli Abbas
Year Found2023
Location FoundSpokane, WA United States
Finding InstitutionGonzaga University
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature22°C
GPS Coordinates47.666716 N, 117.405266 W Map
Discovery NotesThe sample was collected from a dirt patch under a tree. It was around 23 degrees Celsius at the time of sample collection. The soil was noncoherent.
Naming NotesShafi is an Arabic word that translates to a person or thing that frees people from disease/illness. I thought it was a fitting name for a bacteriophage that may potentially be used in a clinical setting.
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 about 1-2 mm in diameter. They are very tiny, round, and turbid.
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
EM PictureDownload