Heteramoeba clara Droop (ATCC® 30972)

Organism: Heteramoeba clara Droop  /  Depositor: W Balamuth

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Strain Designations CCAP 1536/1
Biosafety Level 1
Isolation
Alisa Craig Island in the Firth of Clyde, Scotland, 1960
Product Format dried
Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 994: Marine ameba medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 25.0°C
Protocol: ATCCNO: 30972 SPEC: Aseptically add 1 ml of sterile seawater to the inner shell vial, remove the filter paper aseptically with a pair of forceps, and place it in the center of an agar plate of ATCC medium 994. Add the liquid remaining in the vial to the plate and spread it evenly over the surface of the plate. Incubate the plate at 25C. Trophozoites (amebae) should be evident within 2-3 days.
Subcultivation
Protocol: ATCCNO: 30972 SPEC: Aseptically add 1 ml of sterile seawater to the inner shell vial, remove the filter paper aseptically with a pair of forceps, and place it in the center of an agar plate of ATCC medium 994. Add the liquid remaining in the vial to the plate and spread it evenly over the surface of the plate. Incubate the plate at 25C. Trophozoites (amebae) should be evident within 2-3 days.
Name of Depositor W Balamuth
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--W Balamuth<<--F. Page <<--- M.R. Droop
Year of Origin 1960
References

Rogers WE, Wallace FG. Two new subspecies of Herpetomonas muscarum (Leidy, 1856) Kent, 1880. J. Protozool. 18: 645-654, 1971. PubMed: 4109037

Droop MR. Heteramoeba clara n.gen., n.sp., a sexual biphasic Amoeba. Arch. Mikrobiol. 42: 254-266, 1962. PubMed: 13887912

Carey PG, Page FC. A light- and electron microscopical study of the marine amoeboflagellate Heteramoeba clara Doop 1962. Arch. Protistenkd. 130: 313-328, 1985.

type strain

Silberman JD, et al. Retortamonad flagellates are closely related to diplomonads--implications for the history of mitochondrial function in eukaryote evolution. Mol. Biol. Evol. 19: 777-786, 2002. PubMed: 11961110

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