Mycobacterium phage Souci
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Detailed Information for Phage Souci
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByMassia Diomande
Year Found2022
Location FoundBowling Green, KY United States
Finding InstitutionWestern Kentucky University
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature30°C
GPS Coordinates36.986338 N, 86.454316 W Map
Discovery NotesI discovered this phage in a soil bed right outside of my housing unit. The soil was extremely dry and crumbly. Another thing I noticed was that there were quite a few organisms living within the soil. The day I collected the sample the weather was extremely hot. I think this could account for the dryness of the soil.
Naming NotesSouci is the French name for marigold. Marigold is a type of flower. It is extremely beautiful and reminds me greatly of the sun.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Characterization
ClusterUnclustered
Subcluster--
Annotating InstitutionUnknown or unassigned
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque NotesMy plaques are extremely clear and their sizes are typically about 1 mm. This suggests that my phages are in the lytic life cycle.
MorphotypeSiphoviridae
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Not in Pitt Archives
SEA Lysate Titer 2 x 10^8 pfu/ml
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
Restriction Digest PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload