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Mycobacterium phage Willard
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Detailed Information for Phage Willard
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Former namesW1llard
Found ByJohna Thaut, Suchita Lulla, Sophia Reyes
Year Found2016
Location FoundBoulder , CO USA
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Colorado at Boulder
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates39.999317 N, 105.252341 E Map
Discovery NotesThe approximate temperature outside when the phage was discovered was 72°C. The sample was collected at 11:30am on 8/30/16. The site where the sample was found was next to a trash can, where there was scuffed up grass that revealed a muddy area where people had been stepping
Naming NotesThe reason that our phage is named W1llard is because our phage was discovered in Williams Village. There is a number one in W1llard due to the fact that W1llard was the one and only phage from our three soil samples that was successful in infecting bacteria.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque NotesThere were about 200 small, clear plaques that were isolated. These plaques were approximately less than 1mm in diameter. They were incubated for 48 hours in a 37°C incubator.
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
SEA Lysate Titer 1.1x10^8 pfu/mL
Date of SEA Lysate Titering Nov 10, 2016
Pitt Freezer Box# 39
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# H2
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload