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Details for Phage Durantula
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Detailed Information for Phage Durantula
Discovery Information
Found ByDavid Chen
Year Found2019
Location FoundKingsville, 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 Coordinates39.407701 N, 76.414424 W Map
Discovery NotesFrom surface soil near a forest, behind a playground in the Honeygo shopping center. Collected May 26, 2019, Temp was 84 F, Sunny, Soil was wet.
Naming NotesNickname for basketball player Kevin Durant of the Golden State warriors as of 2019. Much like a tarantula, Durant had long arms and legs allowing him to shoot over defenders with ease, hence the name "Durantula".
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Plaque NotesCloudy, about 1.5mm with turbid plaques,
Final annotation complete?No
Has been Phamerated?No
Uploaded to GenBank?No
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
Restriction Digest PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload