Toxoplasma gondii (Nicolle and Manceaux) Nicolle and Manceaux (ATCC® PRA-356)

Organism: Toxoplasma gondii (Nicolle and Manceaux) Nicolle and Manceaux  /  Depositor: LD Sibley

Deposited As Toxoplasma gondii (Nicolle and Manceaux) Nicolle and Manceaux
Strain Designations COUG
Application
Food and waterborne pathogen research
Opportunistic pathogen research
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Cougar, Canada, 1996
Product Format frozen
Type Strain no
Comments
Reference strain for genome sequencing project
Phylogenetic analysis based on intron sequences
Prototype for type XI lineage
Medium Medium 2222: Cell Cultivation Medium for Parasites
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 35-37.0°C
Growth condition: Grown in human foreskin fibroblasts ATCC CRL-1634
Name of Depositor LD Sibley
Chain of Custody
LD Sibley <<-- ML Darde
Year of Origin 1996
References

Khan A, et al. Recent transcontinental sweep of Toxoplasma gondii driven by a single monomorphic chromosome. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 104: 14872-14877, 2007. PubMed: 17804804

Aramini JJ, et al. Toxoplasma gondii in Vancouver Island cougars (Felis concolor vancouverensis): serology and oocyst shedding. J. Parasitol. 84: 438-440, 1998. PubMed: 9576522

Toxoplasma gondii COUG genome sequencing project Available from: NCBI BioProject