Sandona campae Howe et al. (ATCC® PRA-74)

Strain Designations: MOCAT 37  /  Depositor: LA Zettler  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Heteromita sp.
Strain Designations MOCAT 37
Biosafety Level 1
Costa Rica
Isolation date: May, 2001
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions liquid nitrogen vapor phase
Type Strain yes
Originally deposited as Heteromita sp.
Revised taxonomy
Medium Medium 2356: Sonneborn's Paramecium medium, alkaline
Growth Conditions
Max Temperature: 20.0°C
Min Temperature: 15.0°C
Growth condition:: xenic, with Klebsiella pneumoniaea subsp. pneumoniae (ATCC 700831) as a food source
Interval: biweekly
Interval: biweekly
Freeze medium: culture medium, 92.5%; DMSO, 7.5%
Storage temperature: liquid nitrogen vapor phase
Name of Depositor LA Zettler
Geographical Isolation Area de Conservacion Guanacaste
Year of Origin May, 2001

Isolated by Linda Amaral Zettler from 3rd instar of Rothschilida lebeau (saturniid moth) by whole-gut enrichment.

Howe AT, et al. Phylogeny, taxonomy, and astounding genetic diversity of glissomonadida ord. nov., the dominant gliding zooflagellates in soil (Protozoa: Cercozoa). Protist 160: 159-189, 2009. PubMed: 19324594

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AY905499 18S ribosomal RNA gene

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