Arthrobacter phage Tutumahutu
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Detailed Information for Phage Tutumahutu
Discovery Information
Isolation HostArthrobacter globiformis B-2979
Found ByMichelle Zorawik
Year Found2021
Location FoundLos Angeles, CA USA
Finding InstitutionUniversity of California, Los Angeles
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature30°C
GPS Coordinates34.056805 N, 118.446412 W Map
Discovery NotesThe soil was collected from a fenced-in front lawn of an apartment complex located in an urban setting. It was covered with decaying leaves, and was surrounded by Bird of Paradise plants and rose bushes. The soil was saturated as the site is watered with sprinklers daily.
Depth from which sample was taken: 5 cm
Air temperature: 16 degrees C

Isolated in 103BL-F21-1B
Instructor: Amanda Freise; Ana Garcia Vedrenne
Teaching Assistant: Michelle Zorawik
Undergraduate Assistant(s): Himani Parikh

Team Name: Baby Come Plaque
Team Members: Noah Luke Picart Canio, Malika Jakupova, Kathryn Elizabeth Howe, Ninette Darlin Linares Cardona, Alliya Haeri
Naming NotesThe phage was named Tutumahutu to honor and preserve an imaginary character invented with my closest and longest friend during our childhood.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedJul 26, 2022
Sequencing FacilityPittsburgh Bacteriophage Institute
Shotgun Sequencing MethodIllumina Sequencing
Approximate Shotgun Coverage667
Genome length (bp)43693
Character of genome ends3' Sticky Overhang
Overhang Length11 bases
Overhang SequenceCGAAGGGGCAT
GC Content67.7%
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Characterization
ClusterAZ
Subcluster--
Cluster Life CycleTemperate
Other Cluster Members
Annotating InstitutionUniversity of California, Los Angeles
Annotation StatusBeing Annotated (Expected completion by 1/26/2023)
Plaque NotesThe plaques primarily were turbid and round, with fuzzy margins (3-4 mm in diameter). Final plaque assays showed smaller (~2mm diameter), round and clear plaques.
MorphotypeSiphoviridae
Has been Phamerated?Yes
Gene List
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
Pitt Freezer Box# 139
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# G12
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload