Gordonia phage Walrus
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Detailed Information for Phage Walrus
Discovery Information
Isolation HostGordonia terrae 3612
Found ByMatthew Montgomery
Year Found2016
Location FoundPittsburgh, PA United States
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Pittsburgh
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?No
Isolation Temperature30°C
GPS Coordinates40.442567 N, 79.957276 W Map
Discovery NotesThis phage was a contaminant in a BetterKatz lysate. I isolated it by plating the contaminated lysate on the Betterkatz lysogen (so only the contaminant can infect). From there I purified and amplified using standard protocols.
Naming NotesWalruses are interesting animals.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedJan 20, 2017
Sequencing FacilityPittsburgh Bacteriophage Institute
Shotgun Sequencing MethodIllumina Sequencing
Approximate Shotgun Coverage551
Genome length (bp)52024
Character of genome ends3' Sticky Overhang
Overhang Length10 bases
Overhang SequenceTGGCCGGTGA
GC Content67.3%
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Cluster Life CycleTemperate
Lysogeny NotesEmperor is able to form a G. terrae 3612 lysogen.
Other Cluster Members
Annotation StatusBeing Annotated (Expected completion by 5/15/2019)
Plaque NotesPlaques are small and turbid (may form lysogen).
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# 8
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# B10