Details for Phage Kalamari
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Detailed Information for Phage Kalamari
Discovery Information
Found ByNikhita Puthuveetil and Keerthana Vishwanath
Year Found2015
Location FoundGlen Allen, VA United States
Finding InstitutionVirginial Commonwealth University
Program Science Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
GPS Coordinates37.675181 N, 77.560995 W Map
Discovery NotesI got the soil from my backyard. It is the sandy region. I used a hoe to dig a hole in the ground and picked a sample from the hole.
Naming NotesOnce we saw how the phage looked through the electron microscopy, it reminded us of a squid. Katie suggested naming it the Greek form of squid: Kalamari.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Characterization
ClusterUnclustered
Subcluster--
Plaque NotesThe plaque sizes are 1 mm wide. They have no halos and are fairly small.
MorphotypeMyoviridae
Final annotation complete?No
Has been Phamerated?No
Uploaded to GenBank?No
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
Restriction Digest PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload