Marinamoeba thermophila (ATCC® PRA-14)

Strain Designations: EV10A  /  Depositor: KO Stetter, M Baumgartner  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As marine thermophilic amoeba
Strain Designations EV10A
Biosafety Level 1
thermal vent
Isolation date: November, 1998
Product Format frozen
Type Strain no
Originally deposited as Naegleria-like sp.
Revised taxonomy
Medium Medium 2343: SME-SAN2 medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 48.0°C
Growth condition: grown with Marinobacter sp. EV10P
Name of Depositor KO Stetter, M Baumgartner
Special Collection NSF - Protistology
Year of Origin November, 1998

hydrothermal vent on beach north of Porto de Levante, Vulcano Island, Italy

Karl O Stetter, personal communication

De Jonckheere JF, et al. Marinamoeba thermophila, a new marine heterolobosean amoeba growing at 50 degrees C. Eur. J. Protistol. 45: 231-236, 2009. PubMed: 19339165

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : FM244741 18S rRNA gene

Nucleotide (GenBank) : FM244740 ITS1, 5.8S rRNA gene, and ITS2

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