Mycobacterium phage Visconti
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Detailed Information for Phage Visconti
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByAndrew Peter Visconti
Year Found2016
Location FoundPhiladelphia, PA USA
Finding InstitutionUniversity of the Sciences (now St. Joseph's Univ)
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates39.944726 N, 75.205286 W Map
Discovery NotesObtained at University of the Sciences, in Philadelphia. Found at the back end of the parking lot by dumpsters. 2-3 Feet from trees and a road leading to parking lot. Obtained t 9:30 AM on 9/15/16. Temperature was 66 degrees F. Sample was 1-2 inches from surface, Soil was dry and fine.
Naming NotesMy family has a long history with many different backgrounds. The Visconti's have been dukes, they have been generals, they have even been a Pope! ... and now, they are also bacteria phage!
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedFeb 7, 2017
Sequencing FacilityPittsburgh Bacteriophage Institute
Shotgun Sequencing MethodIllumina Sequencing
Approximate Shotgun Coverage87
Genome length (bp)64570
Character of genome endsCircularly Permuted
GC Content59.7%
Sequencing NotesThis phage was sequenced as part of a DOGEMS sample, and then was identified by PCR.
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Cluster Life CycleLytic
Other Cluster Members
Annotating InstitutionUniversity of the Sciences (now St. Joseph's Univ)
Annotation StatusIn GenBank
Plaque NotesThe head is around 75 nm in diameter and the tail is around 250 nm in length.
Has been Phamerated?Yes
Gene List
Submitted Minimal DNA Master FileDownload
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?Yes
GenBank AccessionMH399788
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
SEA Lysate Titer 1.83x10^10 pfu/mL
Date of SEA Lysate Titering Oct 25, 2016
Pitt Freezer Box# 34
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# G4
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
GenBank File for PhameratorDownload