Wolbachia persica Suitor and Weiss (ATCC® VR-331)

Product Format: freeze-dried

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Agent Wolbachia persica Suitor and Weiss
Strain Original
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Malpighian tubules of ticks, Argas persicus (Oken) (now Argas (Persicargas) arboreus) removed from buff-backed heron (Bubulcus ibis), U.A.R.
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder after reconstitution
Effect on Host
Yes, in vivo effects: Death of embryo
death of embryo
Recommended Host
5 to 8 day chicken embryo, yolk sac inoculation

Recommended Host: 5 to 8 day CE, yolk sac

mouse; newborn chicken; chicken embryo; chicken embryo entodermal cells
Growth Conditions
Duration: 5-7 days
Effect on Host
Yes, in vivo effects: Death of embryo
death of embryo
Name of Depositor E Weiss
Source
Malpighian tubules of ticks, Argas persicus (Oken) (now Argas (Persicargas) arboreus) removed from buff-backed heron (Bubulcus ibis), U.A.R.
References

Suitor EC, Weiss E. Isolation of a rickettsialike microorganism (Wolbachia persica n. sp.) from Argas persicus (Oken). J. Infect. Dis. 108: 95-106, 1961.

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 30: 225-420, 1980.

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M21292 Wolbachia persica 16S ribosomal RNA.

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