Ditrichomonas honigbergii Farmer (ATCC® 50322)

Strain Designations: DR  /  Depositor: MA Farmer  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations DR
Biosafety Level 1

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Isolation
organically enriched sediment, Lake Enriquillo, Dominican Republic, 1989
Product Format frozen
Type Strain yes
Comments
phylogeny
species description
Medium ATCC® Medium 1171: TYGM-9 medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 25.0°C
Duration: anaerobic
Protocol: ATCCNO: 50322 SPEC: Upon receipt place the frozen ampule directly into a 35C water bath. Transfer the thawed contents to a fresh tube of ATCC medium 1171 (available from ATCC as item IV-1171). Starch and bovine serum may be omitted from the medium (J. Eukaryot. Microbiol. 40: 619-626, 1993). Cultivated with mixed natural flora.
Subcultivation
Protocol: ATCCNO: 50322 SPEC: Upon receipt place the frozen ampule directly into a 35C water bath. Transfer the thawed contents to a fresh tube of ATCC medium 1171 (available from ATCC as item IV-1171). Starch and bovine serum may be omitted from the medium (J. Eukaryot. Microbiol. 40: 619-626, 1993). Cultivated with mixed natural flora.
Name of Depositor MA Farmer
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--MA Farmer<<--T.A. Nerad
Year of Origin 1989
References

Gunderson J, et al. Phylogeny of trichomonads inferred from small-subunit rRNA sequences. J. Eukaryot. Microbiol. 42: 411-415, 1995. PubMed: 7620466

Farmer MA. Ultrastructure of Ditrichomonas honigbergii, new genus new species (Parabasalia) and its relationship to amitochonidrial protists. J. Eukaryot. Microbiol. 40: 619-626, 1993.

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U17505 SSU rRNA

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