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Details for Phage GrimRider
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Detailed Information for Phage GrimRider
Discovery Information
Found ByAdemayowa Balogun & Soweto Thomas
Year Found2013
Location FoundColumbia, 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 Coordinates39.190019 N, 76.828158 W Map
Discovery NotesWe found this phage in the soil of a strawberry patch at a public garden in Columbia, MD.
Naming NotesThe name "GrimRider" comes from two names: Grim Reaper and Ghost Rider. These names were the fraternity names given to my lab partner and I while being a part of this class. As we discovered new things about ourselves, we decided to name our new phage after our nicknames.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Plaque NotesPlaques were uniformly circular and clear, with a diameter of about 0.8mm.
Final annotation complete?No
Has been Phamerated?No
Uploaded to GenBank?No
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload