Streptomyces phage Stella
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Detailed Information for Phage Stella
Discovery Information
Isolation HostStreptomyces viridochromogenes DSM40736
Found ByKylie Mink and Guanlan Dong
Year Found2015
Location FoundClayton, MO USA
Finding InstitutionWashington University in St. Louis
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?No
Isolation Temperature29°C
GPS CoordinatesUnavailable
Discovery NotesThe soil sample was taken from a patch of ivy underneath a small tree outside of a dorm building window. The soil was fairly dry and was found in an urban setting.
Naming NotesWe named the phage Stella due to the star-shaped plaques the phage formed.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedJul 21, 2022
Sequencing FacilityThe McDonnell Genome Institute at Washington University
Shotgun Sequencing MethodIllumina Sequencing
Approximate Shotgun Coverage226
Genome length (bp)46511
Character of genome endsDirect Terminal Repeat
Direct Terminal Repeat Length263 bp
GC Content60.0%
Fasta file available?Available upon entering GPS coordinates
Cluster Life CycleLytic
Other Cluster Members
Annotating InstitutionWashington University in St. Louis
Annotation StatusBeing Annotated (Expected completion by 1/21/2023)
Plaque NotesAfter five rounds of purification, we obtained a plate with plaques that were all the same medium size. The plaques were star-shaped with a round, clear center and cloudy, rough edges.
Has been Phamerated?Yes
Gene List
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Not in Pitt Archives
SEA Designator Stella
SEA Lysate Titer 2.1 x 10^8 pfu/mL
Date of SEA Lysate Titering Oct 13, 2015