Mycobacterium phage Vita4918
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Detailed Information for Phage Vita4918
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByElena Kostyleva
Year Found2018
Location FoundSanta Cruz, CA USA
Finding InstitutionUniversity of California, Santa Cruz
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates36.999025 N, 122.05214 W Map
Discovery NotesThe original soil sample was collected on April 9, 2018 from compost near Merrill College at University of California, Santa Cruz.
Naming NotesVita is meant Life from Latin because this phage was fast growing I decided to name it this way as it was very alive. The numbers in the name indicate the date when the soil sample was collected.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque NotesPlaque was fast growing: after 24 hours of incubation at 37 degree Celsius, the plates had to be removed, or they would be lysed completely. Plaque was about 5mm in diameter, and there was hollow around the clear area.
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
Restriction Digest PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload