Gordonia phage Xenia2
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Detailed Information for Phage Xenia2
Discovery Information
Isolation HostGordonia rubripertincta NRRL B-16540
Found ByCarol Agaiby
Year Found2023
Location FoundTampa, FL United States
Finding InstitutionUniversity of South Florida
ProgramPhage Hunters Integrating Research and Education
From enriched soil sample?No
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates28.066944 N, 82.414722 W Map
Discovery NotesFound in a grassy area near a tree
Soil was wet, dark and rich
Soil was not sandy
Naming NotesI chose the name Xenia because it is a Greek word meaning "hospitality" and signifies a long friendship. This was my first research project and my phage and I have been in it together all throughout my journey which is why I thought that friendship would be a perfect way to describe my phage. We will be friends forever!
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedDec 6, 2023
Sequencing FacilityPittsburgh Bacteriophage Institute
Shotgun Sequencing MethodIllumina Sequencing
Approximate Shotgun Coverage921
Genome length (bp)68135
Character of genome endsCircularly Permuted
GC Content57.9%
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Characterization
ClusterDV
Subcluster--
Cluster Life CycleUnknown
Other Cluster Members
Annotating InstitutionUniversity of South Florida
Annotation StatusBeing Annotated (Expected completion by 5/1/2024)
Plaque NotesMy phage creates both medium and large-sized plaques with jagged edges
MorphotypeSiphoviridae
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# 172
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# H2