Details for Phage Germa985
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Detailed Information for Phage Germa985
Discovery Information
Found ByEleni Kepler
Year Found2022
Location FoundFredericksburg, VA United States
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Mary Washington
Program Science Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Unknown
GPS Coordinates38.3 N, 77.3 W Map
Discovery NotesMoist but not wet soil. Lawn environment. The day was sunny and humid.
Naming Notes"Germa985" is a play on words based on the popular content creator Jerma985 on twitch streaming services who mostly plays video games. His content has been described as surreal. Because of this, his humor has impacted me and many others and I decided to name my bacteriophage after him.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Plaque NotesTurbid plaques. Small plaques undiluted. Large, rough plaques at smaller dilutions. Believed to be lysogenic as many times plates ended up webbed or clear rather than with plaques.
Final annotation complete?No
Has been Phamerated?No
Uploaded to GenBank?No
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload