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Details for Phage Kioshi
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Detailed Information for Phage Kioshi
Discovery Information
Found ByAloysius James Hora, Jacqueline Rivera
Year Found2017
Location FoundBaguio City, Philippines
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Maryland, Baltimore County
Program Science Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
GPS Coordinates16.402333 N, 120.596007 E Map
Discovery NotesThe soil sample was found in a tropical climate up on a mountainous region. The temperature was around 70 degrees Fahrenheit during collection and the soil was damp. The soil was collected near plant matter and had clay-like texture with little rocks/pebbles.
Naming NotesThe name was inspired from the Nickelodeon television series "Avatar: The Last Airbender". One of the show's characters was named Kyoshi, who was known as a tough and powerful individual. For copyright purposes, we changed the name to Kioshi instead of keeping the original name.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedFeb 2, 2018
Sequencing FacilityNC State Genomic Sciences Laboratory
Shotgun Sequencing MethodIllumina Sequencing
Approximate Shotgun Coverage624
Genome length (bp)165676
GC Content39.5%
Character of genome endsDirect Terminal Repeat
Direct Terminal Repeat Length7604 bp
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Characterization
ClusterC
SubclusterC5
Other Cluster Members
Plaque NotesThe plaques are small (around 2 mm in diameter) and have a turbid periphery with a clear center. It looks comet-like with a pointed side.
MorphotypeMyoviridae
Final annotation complete?No
Has been Phamerated?No
Uploaded to GenBank?No
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload