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Details for Phage Vinny
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Detailed Information for Phage Vinny
Discovery Information
Found ByNeel Gohil, Haley Mitchell
Year Found2013
Location FoundSouth Brunswick, NJ USA
Finding InstitutionVirginia Commonwealth University
Program Science Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?No
GPS Coordinates40.399106 N, 74.51575 W Map
Discovery NotesThe soil collect to discover the phage Vinny was obtained in New Jersey on a day about 80 degrees F. The soil used was approximately five inches below the surface of the ground. The further process of discovering a phage took place in a lab at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Naming NotesOur phage was named Vinny because it is a stereotypical New Jersey name.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedFeb 19, 2014
Sequencing FacilityVirginia Commonwealth University Nucleic Acids Research Facilities
Shotgun Sequencing Method454
Approximate Shotgun Coverage100
Genome length (bp)162865
GC Content36.4%
Character of genome endsDirect Terminal Repeat
Direct Terminal Repeat Length2358 bp
End Determination NotesBy doubling of read coverage in Consed.
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Other Cluster Members
Plaque NotesAn average plaque for this phage is 1mm in diameter and is turbid.
Final annotation complete?Yes
Has been Phamerated?No
Uploaded to GenBank?Yes: KU737346.1
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
Restriction Digest PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload