Microbacterium phage Theresita
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Detailed Information for Phage Theresita
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMicrobacterium natoriense ATCC BAA-1032
Found ByKatie Volpe
Year Found2018
Location FoundBethlehem, PA US
Finding InstitutionLehigh University
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?No
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates40.6 N, 75.4 W Map
Discovery NotesStudent from class who were spotting direct samples on M.smegmatis, gave instructors the direct samples to spot on M.natoriense. One sample from Katie Volpe, infected the new host. Meg Kenna and Kim Pike purified this phage.
Naming NotesNamed for Dr. Vassie Ware's aunt.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedAug 9, 2018
Sequencing FacilityPittsburgh Bacteriophage Institute
Shotgun Sequencing MethodIllumina Sequencing
Approximate Shotgun Coverage3094
Genome length (bp)40234
Character of genome endsCircularly Permuted
GC Content65.9%
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Cluster Life CycleLytic
Other Cluster Members
Annotation StatusBeing Annotated (Expected completion by 2/9/2019)
Plaque NotesPlaques are very clear at 24 hours and after 48Hr+, they have distinct cloudy or turbid halos, around the still clear center.
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