Propionibacterium phage Supernova
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Detailed Information for Phage Supernova
Discovery Information
Isolation HostPropionibacterium acnes ATCC 6919
Found ByTeam Host Busters
Year Found2016
Location FoundLos Angeles, CA USA
Finding InstitutionUniversity of California, Los Angeles
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Unknown
Isolation Temperature37°C
GPS Coordinates34.068900 N, 118.445200 W Map
Discovery NotesPhage isolation was performed by Team Host Busters: Kailee Furtado, Rose Jarjoura, Neerja Vashist, and Larissa Wong.

The phage was isolated by direct plating of nasal microcomedones obtained by a Biore pore strip from the nose of Rose Jarjoura.

TAs: Rocky Ng and Andrew Lund
UA: Lariska Theron
Instructors: Dr. Frances Mercer, Dr. Krisanavane Reddi, and Dr. Jordan Moberg Parker.
Naming NotesTeam initially wanted to name it Blackhole, but it was taken. To satisfy their passion in astronomy, the team named it Supernova instead.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedAug 29, 2016
Sequencing FacilityPittsburgh Bacteriophage Institute
Shotgun Sequencing MethodIllumina Sequencing
Approximate Shotgun Coverage3166
Genome length (bp)29217
Character of genome ends3' Sticky Overhang
Overhang Length11 bases
Overhang SequenceTCGTACGGCTT
GC Content54.5%
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Cluster Life CycleLytic
Lysogeny NotesConsistent clear plaque morphology does not provide evidence for lysogeny or pseudolysogeny.
Other Cluster Members
Annotating InstitutionUnknown or unassigned
Annotation StatusIn GenBank
Plaque NotesClear plaques, average diameter is 2.8 mm (SD=1.5) but range from 0.7-7.4 mm in diameter.
Has been Phamerated?Yes
Gene List
Submitted Minimal DNA Master FileDownload
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?Yes
GenBank AccessionMF919533
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
Pitt Freezer Box# 28
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# E1
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
Restriction Digest PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload
GenBank File for PhameratorDownload