Mycobacterium phage Talipu
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Detailed Information for Phage Talipu
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByFabiana Tort-Umpierre
Year Found2021
Location FoundPhiladelphia, PA United States
Finding InstitutionSaint Joseph's University
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature37°C
GPS Coordinates39.995413 N, 75.241024 W Map
Discovery NotesThe soil was collected on January 24, 2021, at 8:00 pm under a big tree in front of the main entrance of McShain Residence Hall in Saint Joseph's University, behind the statue, picnic tables surround the tree. In the Merion Station side of campus. The soil was collected from a depth of 20 cm and it was moist and frozen. The ambient temperature was -4 degrees Celcius. The ambient humidity was 38%. The night was cloudy and windy.

Phage measurements averaged 35nm (head) and 179nm (tail), n=8.

Likely belongs to B3 cluster based on PCR using cluster-specific primers.
Naming NotesThe name of my phage came from the nickname of my friend that helped me find the soil sample where it was found.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Cluster Life CycleLytic
Annotating InstitutionUnknown or unassigned
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque NotesCloudy 2-3mm plaques emerged generally after 48hr.
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
Pitt Freezer Box# 130
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# A4
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
Restriction Digest PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload