Details for Phage BabygotBac
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Detailed Information for Phage BabygotBac
Discovery Information
Found ByAmy Hoffman and Amalia Rivera Oven
Year Found2016
Location FoundSeverna Park, MD United States
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Maryland, Baltimore County
Program Science Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
GPS Coordinates39.072865 N, 76.526831 W Map
Discovery NotesFound along the banks of the Magothy River in Severna Park, MD.
Naming NotesInspired by the popular Sir Mix-a-Lot single, Baby got Back, and inspired by the use of Bacillus bacteria, shortened to Bac. We envisioned our phage, Baby, infecting Bac. BabygotBac.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Plaque NotesPlaques were about 2-3 mm
Final annotation complete?No
Has been Phamerated?No
Uploaded to GenBank?No
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload