Gordonia phage Tardus
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Detailed Information for Phage Tardus
Discovery Information
Isolation HostGordonia terrae 3612
Found ByShifa Shaikh
Year Found2021
Location FoundWeston, FL United States
Finding InstitutionUniversity of South Florida
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?No
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates26.068611 N, 80.376667 W Map
Discovery NotesThe soil was moist and dark (mostly loam soil). It was covered with grass.
The weather was humid.
Naming NotesThe phage was slow at growing. Hence, I named it Tardus, which means slow in Latin.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedNov 29, 2021
Sequencing FacilityPittsburgh Bacteriophage Institute
Shotgun Sequencing MethodIllumina Sequencing
Approximate Shotgun Coverage481
Genome length (bp)59861
Character of genome endsCircularly Permuted
GC Content67.7%
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Cluster Life CycleLytic
Other Cluster Members
Annotating InstitutionUniversity of South Florida
Annotation StatusBeing Annotated (Expected completion by 5/1/2022)
Plaque NotesClear and tiny plaques were observed. The plaques took quite some time to appear. They were circular with definite boundaries.
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
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload