Acanthamoeba sp. (ATCC® PRA-76)

Organism: Acanthamoeba sp.  /  Depositor: GS Visvesvara

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Strain Designations CDC:V025
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Contact lens, male patient, Louisiana, 1985
Product Format frozen
Type Strain no
T4 genotype
Survival to desiccation
Medium ATCC® Medium 712: PYG w/ Additives
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 25.0°C
Growth condition: axenic
Name of Depositor GS Visvesvara
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AY702985 small subunit ribosomal RNA gene

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