Tritrichomonas suis (Gruby and Delafond) Hibler et al. (ATCC® 30168)

Strain Designations: 11/S  /  Depositor: R Samuels  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations 11/S
Biosafety Level 2

Biosafety  classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

pig stomach, Sus suis, Ames, IA, 1956
Product Format frozen
Type Strain no
Medium ATCC® Medium 2154: LYI Entamoeba medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 35.0°C
Duration: axenic; anaerobic
Protocol: at pH 7.0
Protocol: at pH 7.0
Mycoplasma Unknown
Name of Depositor R Samuels
Special Collection NSF - Protistology
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--R Samuels<<--B.W. Buttrey
Year of Origin 1956

Felleisen RS, et al. Detection of Tritrichomonas foetus by PCR and DNA enzyme immunoassay based on rRNA gene unit sequences. J. Clin. Microbiol. 36: 513-519, 1998. PubMed: 9466768

Felleisen RS. Comparative genetic analysis of tritrichomonadid protozoa by the random amplified polymorphic DNA technique. Parasitol. Res. 84: 153-156, 1998. PubMed: 9493217

Felleisen RS. Comparative sequence analysis of 5.8S rRNA genes and internal transcribed spacer (ITS) regions of trichomonadid protozoa. Parasitology 115: 111-119, 1997. PubMed: 10190167

Tachezy J, et al. Cattle pathogen Tritrichomonas foetus (Riedmuller, 1928) and pig commensal Tritrichomonas suis (Gruby & Delafond, 1843) belong to the same species. J. Eukaryot. Microbiol. 49: 154-163, 2002. PubMed: 12046599

Wei-Dong Xu, et al. Chromosome numbers of Tritrichomonas foetus and Tritrichomonas suis. Vet. Parasitol. 78: 247-251, 1998. PubMed: 9786624

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