Mycobacterium phage Zashind
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Detailed Information for Phage Zashind
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByAshley White
Year Found2013
Location FoundLawrenceville, GA USA
Finding InstitutionGeorgia Gwinnett College
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates42.7086 N, 24.483 W Map
Discovery NotesThe soil sample used to find Zashind was found not even an inch under ground. It was approximately 62 degrees Fahrenheit. It was a somewhat damp soil sample found next to my driveway. The area was very close to the bottom of a bush. The soil was almost always in the shade.
Naming NotesTo make a name that was different i started combining different words and names to see what i could come up with. I combined my name with my boyfriends name to create the name Zashind.
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 NotesMy plaque was approximately 4mm in size. It is a lytic plaque meaning it is a clear plaque. Very viscous phage clearing almost all of the mycrobacterium smematisoff of the plates until the end of the dilution series.
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
SEA Lysate Titer 2.1x10^11
Pitt Freezer Box# 3
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# B9
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload