Details for Phage Bolivage
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Detailed Information for Phage Bolivage
Discovery Information
Found ByAmira Walcott, Randy Perez
Year Found2016
Location FoundLa Paz, Bolivia
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Maryland, Baltimore County
Program Science Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
GPS Coordinates16.0172 S, 69.178 W Map
Discovery NotesThe soil used to isolate the Bolivage bacteriophage was taken from the Incan Ruins on the island Isla del Sol, in La Paz, Bolivia.
Naming NotesBecause of the location of the origin of the soil, Bolivia, the phage was named Bolivage, a combination of the country Bolivia and the word "phage."
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Plaque NotesPlaques created from the enrichment of the Bolivage soil sample were turbid, 1-2mm plaques. Plaques were consistent in morphology, and one single phage was isolated from the 3rd enrichment performed.
Final annotation complete?No
Has been Phamerated?No
Uploaded to GenBank?No
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
Restriction Digest PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload