Details for Phage GPAKiller
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Detailed Information for Phage GPAKiller
Discovery Information
Found ByChristine Burke
Year Found2018
Finding InstitutionUniversity of California, Los Angeles
Program Science Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
GPS Coordinates34.0684 N, 118.4506 W Map
Discovery NotesCollected on 10/7/18 from moist soil near a tree, at a depth of 9.12cm. Air temp was 17°C. Enriched isolation at 30°C.

Characterization was performed by Team Butter Phages (Jasmine Lam, Laura Rabichow, Christine Burke) and Team Youth Has No Phage (Emily Hays, Philip Sell, Eddie Hernandez, Andy Lechuga)

MIMG103AL-F18 Instructor: Dr. Amanda Freise
Teaching Assistant: Malcolm Phung
Laboratory Support: Dr. Krisanavane Reddi and Dr. Jordan Moberg Parker
Naming NotesThis phage has been very uncooperative with us due to its nature of varying morphologies at various times. Therefore, we named it GPA Killer worrying that this phage might in fact, kill our GPA.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Plaque NotesBullseye, some with clear centers, others with turbid centers, sometimes halo. Average plaque diameter: 5mm.
Final annotation complete?No
Has been Phamerated?No
Uploaded to GenBank?No
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload