Microbacterium phage Typher

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Detailed Information for Phage Typher
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMicrobacterium foliorum NRRL B-24224
Former namesPaguette
Found ByJhonny Rivera and Kayla Pimentel
Year Found2020
Location FoundAmherst, MA USA
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Amherst
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Unknown
Isolation Temperature30°C
GPS CoordinatesUnavailable
Discovery NotesAfter trying many times to get plaques from collecting dirt, we continued to get nothing after 22 plates. We proceeded to adopt a phage from a lab staff member in the lab department. She collected this phage from the dirt surrounding our nearby campus pond. It appears she had better luck than we did because we also tried to collect dirt from the campus pond and still got nothing.
Naming NotesPaguette was our attempt to combine baguette and phage in a unique way. We then named our phage Typher after some debate.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedJan 8, 2021
Sequencing FacilityPittsburgh Bacteriophage Institute
Shotgun Sequencing MethodIllumina Sequencing
Approximate Shotgun Coverage3345
Genome length (bp)41864
Character of genome endsCircularly Permuted
GC Content67.0%
Fasta file available?Available upon entering GPS coordinates
Characterization
ClusterEJ
Subcluster--
Cluster Life CycleUnknown
Other Cluster Members
Annotating InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Amherst
Annotation StatusBeing Annotated (Expected completion by 5/1/2021)
Plaque NotesThe plaques are cloudy and appear to have a ring in the center of them. Consistent morphologies throughout the whole plate.
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