Actinophrys sol Ehrenberg (ATCC® 50937)

Depositor: T Suzaki  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Biosafety Level 1

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brackish water
Hiroshima Japan
Isolation date: 1994
Product Format frozen
Type Strain no
Medium ATCC® Medium 2454: Actinophrys medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 20.0°C
Duration: grown with Chlorogonium elongatum ATCC 50936 as a food source
Name of Depositor T Suzaki
Special Collection NSF - Protistology
Year of Origin 1994

Kinoshita E, et al. The ultrastructure of contractile tubules in the heliozoon Actinophrys sol and their possible involvement in rapid axopodial contraction. J. Eukaryot. Microbiol. 48: 519-526, 2001. PubMed: 11596916

Sakaguchi M, Suzaki T. Monoxenic culture of the heliozoon Actinophrys sol. Eur. J. Protistol. 35: 411-415, 1999.

brackish pond, Shukkei-en Garden, Hiroshima City, Japan

diluted to 10% with sterile distilled water

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