Dictyostelium discoideum Raper (ATCC® 38645)

Strain Designations: X2  /  Product Format: frozen

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Strain Designations X2
Linkage analysis
Biosafety Level 1

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Product Format frozen
Type Strain no
Genotype axeA1 tsgA1 axeB1 bwnA1
Preceptrol® no
Ploidy haploid
Linkage analysis
Ben late-sensitive
Part of Eumycetozoan Project
Medium ATCC® Medium 307: Cornmeal agar
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24.0°C
Duration: grown with bacteria
Name of Depositor DI Ratner
Special Collection eumycetozoan
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--DI Ratner<<--P.C. Newell

Williams KL, Barrand P. Parasexual genetics in the cellular slime mould Dictyostelium discoideum: haploidisation of diploid strains using ben late. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 4: 155-159, 1978.

Ratner DI, Newell PC. Linkage analysis in Dictyostelium discoideum using multiply marked tester strains: establishment of linkage group VII and the reassessment of earlier linkage data. J. Gen. Microbiol. 109: 225-236, 1978. PubMed: 745003

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  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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