Mycobacterium phage Thuthu
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Detailed Information for Phage Thuthu
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByThuthukani Ntuli
Year Found2014
Location FoundDurban, South Africa
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Kwazulu-Natal
ProgramMycobacterial Genetics Course, Durban, South Africa
From enriched soil sample?No
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates30.94 N, 29.81 W Map
Discovery NotesDiscovered in a dry soil environment, about 3 cm deep into the soil surface.
Naming NotesNamed after Thuthukani Ntuli the founder.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque NotesHas a round plaque morphology, high replication rate, required high dilution to observe unique distinct colonies/plaques. When cultured without dilution can lyse every bacterial cell making plate appear clear. about 115nm in lenght (tail) and 55nm in width (head)
Has been Phamerated?No
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