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Details for Phage SalinJah
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Detailed Information for Phage SalinJah
Discovery Information
Found ByAlice Cao and Feliz Hernandez
Year Found2015
Location FoundGyeonggi-do, South Korea
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Maryland, Baltimore County
Program Science Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
GPS Coordinates37.5 N, 127.25 E Map
Discovery Notes7/29/15 ~6:30PM GMT ~ 5:30 EST, Rained 2 days prior. Approximately 27C
Naming NotesThe area of which it was found, had a famous case of serial murders.

It was named for the korean word "Murderer" because it seemed to fit what bacterophages do, kill the bacteria it resides in.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedJan 6, 2016
Sequencing FacilityPittsburgh Bacteriophage Institute
Shotgun Sequencing MethodIllumina Sequencing
Approximate Shotgun Coverage878
Genome length (bp)161140
GC Content38.7%
Character of genome endsDirect Terminal Repeat
Direct Terminal Repeat Length2770 bp
End Determination NotesBuildups of Illumina sequencing reads were clear.
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Other Cluster Members
Plaque NotesCircular.
Turbid, but almost completely clear.
Has a crescent moon turbid portion.
Final annotation complete?Yes
Number of Genes291
Has been Phamerated?No
Uploaded to GenBank?Yes: KX011169
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
Restriction Digest PictureDownload
Virtual Digest PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload
DNAMaster FileDownload