Mycobacterium phage Silver
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Detailed Information for Phage Silver
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByJulia Chen
Year Found2017
Location FoundBloomington-Normal, IL USA
Finding InstitutionIllinois Wesleyan University
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature31°C
GPS Coordinates40.496872 N, 88.992211 W Map
Discovery NotesThis phage originated from a water sample located in a creek / sewer near BroMenn Advocate Hospital, Normal, IL. The ambient temperature at time of collection was 87 F.
Naming NotesThis phage is named Silver. The origin of the name has no specific story other than liking the color; however, the name fulfilled the phage naming requirements and was not taken.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Lysogeny NotesSilver is a temperate phage and does occasionally go through the lysogenic cycle. This has been confirmed using liquid lysogen cultures created by a spot plate incubated for a week. The liquid culture has passed the positive phage leaking test as well, proving that it is indeed a true lysogen.
Annotating InstitutionUnknown or unassigned
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque NotesThe plaques formed by Silver are typically small and clear. They can be clustered or isolated from other plaques.
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
SEA Lysate Titer 4.6 x 10^9
Pitt Freezer Box# 47
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# A2
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload