Mycobacterium phage Tourach
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Detailed Information for Phage Tourach
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByZeph Pendleton
Year Found2018
Location FoundAnsirabe, Madagascar
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Pittsburgh
ProgramPhage Hunters Integrating Research and Education
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature22°C
GPS Coordinates19.8633 S, 47.034005 E Map
Discovery NotesEnrichment and isolation temperature is at room temperature.
Naming NotesNamed for the card "hymn to tourach" from magic, the gathering. Magic uses an icosahedron (the same shape as most phages "heads") as a life counter.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedJul 23, 2018
Sequencing FacilityPittsburgh Bacteriophage Institute
Shotgun Sequencing MethodIllumina Sequencing
Approximate Shotgun Coverage449
Genome length (bp)77876
Character of genome ends3' Sticky Overhang
Overhang Length10 bases
Overhang SequenceTCGATCAGCC
GC Content58.8%
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Characterization
ClusterL
SubclusterL2
Cluster Life CycleTemperate
Lysogeny NotesDoes not form mesas.
Other Cluster Members
Annotation StatusBeing Annotated (Expected completion by 6/30/2019)
MorphotypeSiphoviridae
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