Prototheca cutis Satoh and Makimura (ATCC® PRA-338)

Strain Designations: JCM 15793T  /  Depositor: K Makimura  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations JCM 15793T
Biosafety Level 2
Inflamed human skin, Asahi General Hospital, Chiba, Japan, 2008
Product Format frozen
Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 28: Emmons' modification of Sabouraud's agar
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 20-25.0°C
Growth condition: axenic
Name of Depositor K Makimura
Year of Origin 2008

Satoh K, et al. Prototheca cutis sp. nov., a newly discovered pathogen of protothecosis isolated from inflamed human skin. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 60: 1236-1240, 2010. PubMed: 19666796

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AB470468 18S rRNA gene

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AB470469 28S rRNA gene

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