Microbacterium phage Zyxx
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Detailed Information for Phage Zyxx
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMicrobacterium foliorum NRRL B-24224
Found ByTyler Pittman and Natalie Pantuso
Year Found2019
Location FoundHamilton, OH United States
Finding InstitutionMiami University
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature27°C
GPS Coordinates39.4367 N, 84.645 W Map
Discovery NotesSample came from dried, dead grass in a small ditch from a park.
Naming NotesPhage was named after Natalie's favorite science fiction podcast, "Mission to Zyxx", because it's all about discovery and messing things up.
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 NotesPlaques are very small, around the size of the tip of a needle. Plaques are lysogenic, meaning they are hazy around the edges. Plaques grow larger as the infection progresses.
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
Pitt Freezer Box# 107
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# A8