Polytomella parva Pringsheim (ATCC® 12910)

Depositor: EG Pringsheim  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Biosafety Level 1
Isolation
garden pond, Shelford, England, 1948
Product Format dried
Type Strain yes
Comments
taxonomy
Preservation
Medium Medium 351: Hutner's medium for Euglena
Growth Conditions
Max Temperature: 25.0°C
Min Temperature: 20.0°C
Duration: axenic
Protocol: ATCCNO: 12910 SPEC: Aseptically add 0.5 ml of the growth medium to the inner shell vial containing the filter paper and incubate at 20C in the dark. Maintain the level of the medium in the vials at 0.5 ml during the incubation period. Observe daily for motile cells (motile cells should be observed within 6-8 days after rehydration). When numerous cells are evident, transfer the entire liquid contents of the vial (not the filter paper) to a tube of fresh medium and incubate at 25C.
Subcultivation
Protocol: ATCCNO: 12910 SPEC: Aseptically add 0.5 ml of the growth medium to the inner shell vial containing the filter paper and incubate at 20C in the dark. Maintain the level of the medium in the vials at 0.5 ml during the incubation period. Observe daily for motile cells (motile cells should be observed within 6-8 days after rehydration). When numerous cells are evident, transfer the entire liquid contents of the vial (not the filter paper) to a tube of fresh medium and incubate at 25C.
Name of Depositor EG Pringsheim
Year of Origin 1948
References

Reed RB, et al. Preservation of encysted Polytomella. J. Gen. Microbiol. 97: 29-34, 1976. PubMed: 186558

Pringsheim EG. The genus Polytomella. J. Protozool. 2: 137-145, 1955.

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