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

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.

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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