Cyrtolophosis acuta Kahl (ATCC® 50400)

Strain Designations: WY  /  Depositor: BH Hill  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations WY
Biosafety Level 1

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.

hot spring
Wyoming, United States
Isolation date: 1991
Product Format frozen
Type Strain no
Can be cultivated at temperatures up to 47C.
Medium ATCC® Medium 802: Sonneborn's Paramecium medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 25.0°C
Duration: grown with bacteria
Name of Depositor BH Hill
Special Collection National Park Service Special Collection (NPS)
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--BH Hill<<--T.A. Nerad
Geographical Isolation Yellowstone National Park
Year of Origin 1991

hot spring, Clearwater Pool, Yellowstone National Park, WY

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  • This material is distributed for scientific and educational research purposes only and is part of the National Park Service Special Collection. A signed National Park Service MTA is both required prior to shipment to customers proposing a non-commercial use. A separate agreement is required from the National Park Service for customers proposing a commercial use.
  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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