Mycobacterium phage Shay
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Detailed Information for Phage Shay
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByLauren Drake
Year Found2017
Location FoundOrangeburg, NY USA
Finding InstitutionDominican College of Blauvelt
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?No
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates41.051396 N, 73.948838 E Map
Discovery NotesThe phage was found behind "Marty Bagels," the environment was slightly damp and found shortly after a big rainstorm. When the phage was collected by Lauren Drake, she described the creek to be murky, and the water to be brown. The temperature was said to be at 71 degrees F. The soil around the creek was darkly colored and pretty moist around the creek.
Naming NotesSince the phage was adopted to me, i've named the phage after my own nickname.
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 morphology of the plaque was circular and a well decent sized phage. The color of the phage was lightly beige, and had a distinctive smell. Each phage was slightly different in size, but looked the same with a naked eye.
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
Pitt Freezer Box# 58
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# E8
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload