Mycobacterium phage WolFang
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Detailed Information for Phage WolFang
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByRichie Sater
Year Found2011
Location FoundRaleigh, NC USA
Finding InstitutionNorth Carolina State University
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates38.046 N, 78.056 W Map
Discovery NotesI collected roughly 6 ml of a fertile organic top soil sample from a garden outside of my dorm building. The sample was collected on August 21 2011 at 7:14 pm when the temperature was about 81 degrees Fahrenheit.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Annotating InstitutionUnknown or unassigned
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque NotesWolFang tends to form large turbid plaques on the M. Smeg lawns it infected. We tested WolFang on other Mycobacterium hosts and found that it would sometimes form smaller clear plaques instead.
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
SEA Designator 2011NCSUWolFangRAS
SEA Lysate Titer 8.0e12
Date of SEA Lysate Titering Nov 11, 2011
Pitt Freezer Box# 26
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# 39
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
Restriction Digest PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload