Mycobacterium phage Xandras
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Detailed Information for Phage Xandras
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByAshley Gledhill
Year Found2023
Location FoundBeaver Dam, KY United States
Finding InstitutionWestern Kentucky University
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature30°C
GPS Coordinates37.46371 N, 86.8124 W Map
Discovery NotesDirt sample was collected from within a chicken coop, no visible grass growing in dirt, very compact and a bit moist.
Naming NotesI hope this phage will one day be used in phage therapy, so I chose the name Xandras because "Xandra" means "defender of the people
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Lysogeny NotesA lysogen was isolated, purified, and grown in a broth, and then dilutions of Xandras were plated on a lawn of the lysogen, confirming immunity
Annotating InstitutionUnknown or unassigned
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
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