Sphaerothecum destruens (ATCC® 50615)

Strain Designations: bbca  /  Depositor: K Arkush  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Rosette agent
Strain Designations bbca
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.

Product Format frozen
Type Strain no
Medium ATCC® Medium 722: Minimum essential medium (MEM)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 15.0°C
Name of Depositor K Arkush

Arkush KD, et al. Observations on the life stages of Sphaerothecum destruens n. g., n. sp., a mesomycetozoean fish pathogen formally referred to as the rosette agent. J. Eukaryot. Microbiol. 50: 430-438, 2003. PubMed: 14733435

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  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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