Toxoplasma gondii (Nicolle and Manceaux) Nicolle and Manceaux (ATCC® PRA-356)

Organism: Toxoplasma gondii (Nicolle and Manceaux) Nicolle and Manceaux  /  Depositor: LD Sibley

Strain Designations COUG
Application
Food and waterborne pathogen research
Opportunistic pathogen research
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Cougar, Canada, 1996
Product Format frozen
Type Strain no
Comments
Reference strain for genome sequencing project
Phylogenetic analysis based on intron sequences
Prototype for type XI lineage
Medium ATCC® Medium 2222: Cell Cultivation Medium for Parasites
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 35-37.0°C
Growth condition: Grown in human foreskin fibroblasts ATCC CRL-1634
Name of Depositor LD Sibley
Chain of Custody
LD Sibley <<-- ML Darde
Year of Origin 1996
References

Khan A, et al. Recent transcontinental sweep of Toxoplasma gondii driven by a single monomorphic chromosome. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 104: 14872-14877, 2007. PubMed: 17804804

Aramini JJ, et al. Toxoplasma gondii in Vancouver Island cougars (Felis concolor vancouverensis): serology and oocyst shedding. J. Parasitol. 84: 438-440, 1998. PubMed: 9576522

Toxoplasma gondii COUG genome sequencing project Available from: NCBI BioProject