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Details for Phage Bullzye
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Detailed Information for Phage Bullzye
Discovery Information
Found ByLaura Walker and Ashly McClure
Year Found2012
Location FoundBaltimore, MD USA
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Maryland, Baltimore County
Program Science Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
GPS Coordinates39.257719 N, 76.710978 W Map
Discovery NotesThe soil sample was taken from UMBC's campus next to the Tuckahoe apartment building at 10pm on Sep. 10, 2012. Elevation of 243ft. The temperature was 69oF and the sample was taken about 2.5cm deep. The soil was dry and located in an area with foot traffic and trees.
Naming NotesThe plaques are distinct bulls-eye morphology so the phage was named Bullzye
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Characterization
ClusterUnclustered
Subcluster--
Plaque NotesDistinct 3 ring bulls-eye plaques. The plaques are very turbid and dark suggesting a temperate phage. The rings alternate between clear and dark rings. Plaques between 1-2mm in diameter.
MorphotypeMyoviridae
Final annotation complete?No
Has been Phamerated?No
Uploaded to GenBank?No
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
Restriction Digest PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload