Details for Phage Taffo16
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Detailed Information for Phage Taffo16
Discovery Information
Found ByKendra Kontchou
Year Found2016
Location FoundColumbia, MD United States
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Maryland, Baltimore County
Program Science Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
GPS Coordinates39.20856 N, 76.879753 W Map
Discovery NotesSoil sample found in Columbia, MD

Temperature: 84 degrees F

Measurements:
Total Length=378.1 nm
Head-
length:128.1 nm
width: 93.8 nm
Tail-
length: ~ 250 nm
width (different sizes at different points):
top: 15.6 nm
middle: 21.9 nm
middle end: 18.8 nm
End(tip): 28.1 nm
Naming NotesTaffo in the name is my mothers' maiden name and the number 16 is to represent the year that I found this phage.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedNov 7, 2016
Sequencing FacilityNC State Genomic Sciences Laboratory
Shotgun Sequencing MethodIllumina Sequencing
Approximate Shotgun Coverage10
Genome length (bp)164241
GC Content37.8%
Character of genome endsDirect Terminal Repeat
Direct Terminal Repeat Length2249 bp
End Determination NotesBuildups of Illumina sequencing reads were clear.
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Characterization
ClusterC
SubclusterC3
Other Cluster Members
Plaque NotesSimilar to a bullseye with a clear ring around a spot of bacteria.
MorphotypeMyoviridae
Final annotation complete?No
Has been Phamerated?No
Uploaded to GenBank?No
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload