Details for Phage Germinator
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Detailed Information for Phage Germinator
Discovery Information
Found ByJennifer Nimalan and Aaron Yee
Year Found2015
Location FoundNorth Potomac, MD North Potomac
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Maryland, Baltimore County
Program Science Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
GPS Coordinates39.090476 N, 77.215966 W Map
Discovery Notes81 deg F, high humidity from a depth of 100 cm at a playground
Naming NotesOur phage was named Germinator due to the fact that phages can kill bacteria. It is also a play on words from the movie The Terminator.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Plaque Notes1mm in diameter, round and clear in the center, cloudy around the edges
Final annotation complete?No
Has been Phamerated?No
Uploaded to GenBank?No
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
Restriction Digest PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload