Details for Phage Sidecar
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Detailed Information for Phage Sidecar
Discovery Information
Found ByJoseph Gasink
Year Found2022
Location FoundFredericksburg, VA United States
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Mary Washington
Program Science Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
GPS Coordinates38.306116 N, 77.482017 W Map
Discovery NotesThe soil was moist and dark brown in color. Soil was mixed intermittently with mulch and garbage (plastic waste). Sample was collected from a parking lot in a median adjacent to a strip mall, with the closest establishment being a Virginia "ABC" store. The weather was rainy and humid, around 17C.
Naming NotesNamed from a popular cocktail called "sidecar."
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Plaque NotesPlaques are round and small, about 1-2mm in diameter. Many of the plaques are clustered, with varying levels of opacity but are mostly translucent. Phages possess an aggressive growth habit, spreading quickly even at low concentrations.
Final annotation complete?No
Has been Phamerated?No
Uploaded to GenBank?No
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload