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Publications

UMBC Phage Hunters’ results have been featured in publications and are available in GenBank, with more results and publications coming all the time. Here are some of the places you can find UMBC Phage Hunter produced data and related content.

 

2018 STEM-BUILD, Cohort 2, Streptomyces phage WheeHeim

GenBank File MK305890

Phages DB WheeHeim entry

 

2018 Barcelona Phage Hunters, Streptomyces phage Microdon

GenBank File MH825706

Phages DB Microdon entry

 

2017-18, Streptomyces phages FlowerPower, HotFries, Moozy, Rainydai, RavenPuff, SendItCS; and Bacillus phage Kioshi

Streptomyces phage FlowerPower

GenBank File MH155868

Phages DB FlowerPower entry

Streptomyces phage HotFries

GenBank File MH155869

Phages DB HotFries entry

Streptomyces phage Moozy

GenBank File MH155872

Phages DB Moozy entry

Streptomyces phage Rainydai

GenBank File MH155877

Phages DB Rainydai entry

Streptomyces phage RavenPuff

GenBank File MH155878

Phages DB RavenPuff entry

Streptomyces phage SendItCS

GenBank File MH155880

Phages DB SendItCS entry

Publication – Blocker, D, Koert, M, Mattson, C, Patel, H, Patel, P, Patel, R, Paudel, H, The 2017 UMBC Phage Hunters, Erill, I, Caruso, SM. (2018) The Complete Genome Sequences of Six BI Cluster Streptomyces Bacteriophages: HotFries, Moozy, Rainydai, Ravenpuff, Scap1, and SenditCS. Micr. Res. Announc. 7(12):e993-1018. Available here: doi:10.1128/MRA.00993-18.

Bacillus phage Kioshi

GenBank File MH638312

Phages DB Kioshi entry

 

2016-17, Bacillus phages Flapjack, BeachBum, Harambe, and SerPounce; and Streptomyces phages Abt2graduatex2 and Scap1

Bacillus phage Flapjack

GenBank File KY888882

Phages DB Flapjack entry

Publications –

2016 UMBC Phage Hunters, Erill I, Caruso SM (2017) Bacillus cereus Group Bacteriophage Flapjack Genome Sequence. Genome Announc 5(31):e00700-17. Available here: doi:10.1128/genomeA.00700-17.

Etobayeva I, et al. (2018) Discovery and Biochemical Characterization of PlyP56, PlyN74, and PlyTB40—Bacillus Specific Endolysins. Viruses 10(5):276. Available here: doi 10.3390/v10050276

Bacillus phage Podoviridae

Bacillus phage BeachBum

GenBank File KY921761

Phages DB BeachBum

Bacillus phage Harambe

GenBank File KY821088 

Phages DB Harambe entry

Bacillus phage SerPounce

GenBank File KY947509

Phages DB SerPounce entry

Publications –

2016 UMBC Phage Hunters, Erill I, Caruso SM (2017) Complete Genome Sequences of Three phi29-Like Bacillus cereus Group Podoviridae. Genome Announc 5(29):e00701-17. Available here: doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00701-17

Etobayeva I, et al. (2018) Discovery and Biochemical Characterization of PlyP56, PlyN74, and PlyTB40—Bacillus Specific Endolysins. Viruses 10(5):276. Available here: doi: 10.3390/v10050276

Schilling T, Hoppert M, Hertel R (2018) Genomic Analysis of the Recent Viral Isolate vB_BthP-Goe4 Reveals Increased Diversity of φ29-Like Phages. Viruses 10(11):624. Available here: doi:10.3390/v10110624

Streptomyces phage Abt2graduatex2

GenBank File MF975638

Phages DB Abt2graduatex2 entry

Publication – 2016 UMBC Phage Hunters, Erill I, Caruso SM. (2018) The Complete Genome Sequence of Streptomyces Bacteriophage Abt2graduatex2. Genome Announc 6(3):e01480-17. Available Here: doi: 10.1128/genomeA.01480-17

Streptomyces phage Scap1

GenBank File MF975637

Phages DB Scap1 entry

 

2016 STEM-BUILD, Cohort 1, Bacillus phages Anthony, Taffo16, and Momo

Bacillus phage Anthony

GenBank File MF498901

Phages DB Anthony entry

Bacillus phage Taffo16

GenBank File MF765814

Phages DB Taffo16 entry

Bacillus phage Momo

GenBank File TBA

Phages DB Momo entry

Publication – Lee, M, Puglisi, KM, UMBC STEM-BUILD Cohort 1, Erill I, Caruso SM. (2018) The Complete Genome Sequences of HonestAbe, Anthony, and Taffo16; Three Cluster C Bacillus cereus Group Bacteriophages. Genome Announc 6(25):e00493-18. Available Here: doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00493-18

 

2015-16, Bacillus phage SalinJah and Streptomyces phage Nanodon

Bacillus phage SalinJah

GenBank File KX011169

Phages DB SalinJah entry

Publications –

2015 UMBC Phage Hunters, Erill I, Caruso SM. (2016) Genome sequence of Bacillus cereus group phage SalinJah. Genome Announc 4(5):e00953-16. Available Here: doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00953-16

Etobayeva I, et al. (2018) Discovery and Biochemical Characterization of PlyP56, PlyN74, and PlyTB40—Bacillus Specific Endolysins. Viruses 10(5):276. Available here: doi: 10.3390/v10050276

Streptomyces phage Nanodon

GenBank File KX344445

Phages DB Nanodon entry

Publication – 2015 UMBC Phage Hunters. Erill I, Caruso SM. (2016) Complete genome sequence of the Streptomyces phage Nanodon. Genome Announc 4(5):e01019-16. Available Here: doi:10.1128/genomeA.01019-16

 

2014-15, Bacillus phage TsarBomba

GenBank File KT224359

Phages DB TsarBomba entry

Publications –

2014 UMBC Phage Hunters, Erill I, Caruso SM. (2015) Complete genome sequence of Bacillus cereus group phage TsarBomba. Genome Announc 3(5):e01178-15. Available Here: doi: 10.1128/genomeA.01178-15

Caruso SM, et al. (2016) ICTV Taxonomic Proposal 2016.051a-dB.A.v1.Tsarbombavirus. Create genus Tsarbombavirus in the subfamily Spounavirinae, family Myoviridae, order Caudovirales. Available Here: doi:10.13140/RG.2.2.22479.69287.

Etobayeva I, et al. (2018) Discovery and Biochemical Characterization of PlyP56, PlyN74, and PlyTB40—Bacillus Specific Endolysins. Viruses 10(5):276. Available here: doi: 10.3390/v10050276

 

2013-14, Bacillus phages AvesoBmore, Eyuki, and HonestAbe

Bacillus phage HonestAbe

GenBank File MG763894

Phages DB HonestAbe entry

Bacillus phage AvesoBmore

GenBank File KT307976

Phages DB AvesoBmore entry

Bacillus phage Eyuki

Eyuki GenBank File KT207918

Phages DB Eyuki entry

Publications –

2013 UMBC Phage Hunters, Erill I, Caruso SM. (2015) Genome sequences of two Bacillus cereus group bacteriophages, Eyuki and AvesoBmore. Genome Announc 3(5):e01199-15. Available Here: doi: 10.1128/genomeA.01199-15

Etobayeva I, et al. (2018) Discovery and Biochemical Characterization of PlyP56, PlyN74, and PlyTB40—Bacillus Specific Endolysins. Viruses 10(5):276. Available here: doi: 10.3390/v10050276

Lee, M, Puglisi, KM, UMBC STEM-BUILD Cohort 1, Erill I, Caruso SM. (2018) The Complete Genome Sequences of HonestAbe, Anthony, and Taffo16; Three Cluster C Bacillus cereus Group Bacteriophages. Genome Announc 6(25):e00493-18. Available Here: doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00493-18

 

2012-13, Bacillus phage Troll

GenBank file KF208639.2

Phages DB Troll entry

Publications –

Etobayeva I, et al. (2018) Discovery and Biochemical Characterization of PlyP56, PlyN74, and PlyTB40—Bacillus Specific Endolysins. Viruses 10(5):276. Available here: doi: 10.3390/v10050276

Sauder AB, et al. (2016) Genomic characterization and comparison of seven Myoviridae bacteriophage infecting Bacillus thuringiensis. Virology 489:243–251. Available Here: doi: 10.1016/j.virol.2015.12.012

Grose JH, Jensen GL, Burnett SH, Breakwell DP (2014) Genomic comparison of 93 Bacillus phages reveals 12 clusters, 14 singletons and remarkable diversity. BMC Genomics 15(1):855. Available Here: doi:10.1186/1471-2164-15-855

Asare PT, et al. (2015) Putative type 1 thymidylate synthase and dihydrofolate reductase as signature genes of a novel Bastille-like group of phages in the subfamily Spounavirinae. BMC Genomics 16:582. Available Here: doi:10.1186/s12864-015-1757-0

Gillis A, Mahillon J (2014) Phages preying on Bacillus anthracis, Bacillus cereus, and Bacillus thuringiensis: past, present and future. Viruses 6(7):2623–72. Available Here: doi:  10.3390/v6072623

Chung C-H, et al. (2017) Predicting genome terminus sequences of Bacillus cereus-group bacteriophage using next generation sequencing data. BMC Genomics 18(1):350. Available Here: doi: 10.1186/s12864-017-3744-0

 

2010-11, Mycobacterium phage Methuselah

GenBank file KC661272

Phages DB Methuselah entry

Publication – Pope WH, et al. (2015) Whole genome comparison of a large collection of mycobacteriophages reveals a continuum of phage genetic diversity. Elife 4:e06416. Available Here:  doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.7554/eLife.06416

 

2009-10, Mycobacterium phage Drazdys

GenBank file JF704116

Phages DB Drazdys entry

Publications –

Pope WH, et al. (2015) Whole genome comparison of a large collection of mycobacteriophages reveals a continuum of phage genetic diversity. Elife 4:e06416. doi : 10.7554/eLife.06416

Hatfull GF (2012) Complete genome sequences of 138 mycobacteriophages. J Virol 86(4):2382–4. Available Here: doi:  10.1128/JVI.06870-11:

 

2008-09, Mycobacterium phage Puhltonio

GenBank file GQ303264.1

Phages DB Puhltonio entry

Publication – Pope WH, et al. (2011) Expanding the diversity of mycobacteriophages: Insights into genome architecture and evolution. PLoS One 6(1). Available Here: doi:  10.1371/journal.pone.0016329