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Details for Phage Comet
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Detailed Information for Phage Comet
Discovery Information
Found ByVishnu Retnakumar and Janelle Hodgson
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?No
GPS Coordinates39.257911, -76.709166 Map
Discovery NotesDry soil, direct sunlight, heavy foot traffic, taken off the surface, bottom of the hill leading to Terrace Apartment.
Naming NotesPlaques made have fading tail like a comet.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Characterization
ClusterUnclustered
Subcluster--
Plaque NotesCloudy and 2mm in diameter. Comet producing cloudy plaques implies it being a temperate phage following the lysogenic cycle.
MorphotypeMyoviridae
Final annotation complete?No
Has been Phamerated?No
Uploaded to GenBank?No
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
Restriction Digest PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload