Details for Phage Karezi
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Detailed Information for Phage Karezi
Discovery Information
Found ByKonstanze Sanders
Year Found2013
Location FoundHarrisonburg, VA United States of America
Finding InstitutionJames Madison University
Program Science Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Unknown
GPS Coordinates38.4245 N, 78.851883 W Map
Discovery NotesVirus was found in dark, moist soil in a Gold's Gym parking lot. Short grass was growing in the soil. The soil may have been freshly laid out.
Naming Notes"Karezi" is a shorthand for a romantic pairing of two fictional characters from an internet comic called Homestuck. It is a term invented by the comic's fanbase and is not copyrighted. It is also a very silly name to give a phage.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Sequencing FacilityNC State Genomic Sciences Laboratory
Shotgun Sequencing MethodIllumina Sequencing
Genome length (bp)20083
GC Content37.3%
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Plaque Notes0.5 mm, distinct, cloudy, incubated for 16 hours at 37 degrees Celsius
Final annotation complete?Yes
Number of Genes34
Has been Phamerated?No
Uploaded to GenBank?Yes: MN082625
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload