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Details for Phage Zuko
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Detailed Information for Phage Zuko
Discovery Information
Found BySailasya Gundlapudi
Year Found2014
Location FoundRichmond, VA USA
Finding InstitutionVirginia Commonwealth University
Program Science Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
GPS Coordinates37.660269 N, 77.595556 W Map
Naming NotesThe name for this phage came from a popular children's show called Avatar the Last Airbender, where there was Zuko, prince of the Fire Nation.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedFeb 18, 2016
Sequencing FacilityVirginia Commonwealth University Nucleic Acids Research Facilities
Shotgun Sequencing MethodIllumina Sequencing
Approximate Shotgun Coverage100
Genome length (bp)163345
GC Content38.6%
Character of genome endsDirect Terminal Repeat
Direct Terminal Repeat Length3230 bp
End Determination NotesBuildup of reads
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Other Cluster Members
Plaque NotesThe plaque morphology consisted of 0.7 mm turbid, spherical plaques with a clear pinpoint center. The phage was pure due to exhibiting a similar morphology over 5 rounds of purification.
Final annotation complete?Yes
Number of Genes297
Number of tRNAs3
Has been Phamerated?No
Uploaded to GenBank?Yes: KU737348.1
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload