Cercomonas clavideferens Vickerman (ATCC® 50319)

Strain Designations: RS/23  /  Depositor: T Cavalier-Smith  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Cercomonas sp. 5
Strain Designations RS/23
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format test tube
Type Strain yes
Originally accessioned as Cercomonas sp. 5
Revised taxonomy
Phylogeny based on alpha and beta tubulin gene sequences
phylogeny based on SSU rDNA sequence
Medium ATCC® Medium 1967: Soil freshwater cereal grass medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 25.0°C
Growth condition: Grown with Enterobacter aerogenes ATCC 13048. Consult product sheet for culture protocol.
Name of Depositor T Cavalier-Smith
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--T Cavalier-Smith<<--A.J. Cowling

Bass D, et al. Phylogeny and classification of Cercomonadidae: Cercomonas, Eocercomonas, Paracercomonas, and Cavernomonas gen. n. Protist 160: 483-521, 2009. PubMed: 19589724

Cavalier-Smith T, Chao EE. Sarcomonad ribosomal RNA sequences, rhizopod phylogeny, and the origin of euglyphid amoebae. Arch. Protistenkd. 147: 227-236, 1997.

Keeling PJ, et al. The phylogenetic position of alpha- and beta-tubulins from the Chlorarchnion host and Cercomonas (Cercozoa). J. Eukaryot. Microbiol. 45: 561-570, 1998. PubMed: 9783459

Keeling PJ. Foraminifera and Cercozoa are related in actin phylogeny: two orphans find a home?. Mol. Biol. Evol. 18: 1551-1557, 2001. PubMed: 11470846

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U42451 nuclear SSU rRNA gene

Nucleotide (GenBank) : FJ790704 18S ribosomal RNA gene

Nucleotide (GenBank) : FJ797461 5.8S rRNA gene, ITS2, and 28S rRNA gene

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