Mycobacterium phage Vlad
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Detailed Information for Phage Vlad
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Former namesCountPlaqueula
Found ByCaroline Marchi
Year Found2016
Location FoundBraidwood, IL USA
Finding InstitutionIllinois Wesleyan University
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Unknown
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates41.268394 N, 88.220284 E Map
Discovery NotesFound at an abandoned baseball field one block from my house. It had rained the day before, and it was 82 degrees F.
Naming NotesI wanted to name it Count Plaqueula, for the sake of a pun. But APPARENTLY you can't say "plaque in the name. So I named it after the person Dracula was based off of, Vladimir Tepes the third.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Lysogeny NotesNone.
Annotating InstitutionUnknown or unassigned
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque NotesClear, small, roughly one centimeter in diameter, almost always perfectly round
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
SEA Lysate Titer 6.2 x 10^9
Date of SEA Lysate Titering Oct 8, 2016
Pitt Freezer Box# 32
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# C4
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload