Naegleria italica De Jonckheere (ATCC® 50347)

Strain Designations: SWL NG-073  /  Depositor: BS Robinson  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Naegleria australiensis italica De Jonckheere et al.
Strain Designations SWL NG-073
Biosafety Level 1
geothermal mud, Italy, 1982
Product Format freeze-dried
Type Strain no
Zymodeme It-1
Equivalent to NG-036 (AB-T-F3); maximum temperature tolerance 42C
Medium ATCC® Medium 997: Fresh water ameba medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Name of Depositor BS Robinson
Year of Origin 1982

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Adams M, et al. A genetic approach to species criteria in the amoeba genus Naegleria using allozyme electrophoresis. Int. J. Parasitol. 19: 823-834, 1989. PubMed: 2635158

De Jonckheere JF. Comparison of partial SSU rRNA sequences suggests revisions of species names in the genus Naegleria. Eur. J. Protistol. 30: 333-341, 1994.

Robinson BS, et al. Discontinuous genetic variation among mesophilic Naegleria isolates: Further evidence that N. gruberi is not a single species. J. Protozool. 39: 702-712, 1992. PubMed: 1453360

De Jonckheere JF. A century of research on the amoeboflagellate genus Naegleria. Acta Protozool. 41: 309-342, 2002.

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