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Details for Phage DirtWarrior
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Detailed Information for Phage DirtWarrior
Discovery Information
Found ByAsma Husma and Keenan Hope
Year Found2015
Location FoundBaltimore City, 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 Coordinates39.255234 N, 76.712028 W Map
Discovery NotesFound in soil sample collected in front of the Biological Sciences building in UMBC. It was 24.5 degrees Celsius. It was sunny and clear. The soil sample was a tannish brown color and somewhat moist. It was taken from a depth of approximately 1 cm.
Naming NotesIt was the only virus that lived in the soil to be collected, so I just imagined jokingly that it fought off the other viruses in some great battle.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Characterization
ClusterUnclustered
Subcluster--
Plaque NotesLow concentration: ~0.5mm turbid plaque with often a ~1mm cloudy tail trailing behind.

High concentration: A mix of many small turbid plaques approximately ~0.5mm and few larger clear plaques ~1mm.

This is after 24 hours incubation at 30 degrees Celsius.
MorphotypeMyoviridae
Final annotation complete?No
Has been Phamerated?No
Uploaded to GenBank?No
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
Restriction Digest PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload