Endoreticulatus sp. (ATCC® 50040)

Depositor: PL Sherlock  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Pleistophora sp.
Biosafety Level 1

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Isolation
Agrotis exclamationis, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, England, 1972
Product Format freeze-dried
Type Strain no
Growth Conditions
Duration: in vivo, Agrotis exclamationis
Protocol: ATCCNO: 50040 SPEC: Break open the vial, remove the contents and homogenize or grind carefully for 2-5 minutes with approximately 0.5 ml distilled water. Then dispense suspension onto the surface of the food plant or the artificial diet of the lepidopteran larvae to be infected. There are a sufficient number of spores to infect at least 10 larvae. For further information refer to: Entomophaga 29: 78-81, 1984.
Subcultivation
Protocol: ATCCNO: 50040 SPEC: Break open the vial, remove the contents and homogenize or grind carefully for 2-5 minutes with approximately 0.5 ml distilled water. Then dispense suspension onto the surface of the food plant or the artificial diet of the lepidopteran larvae to be infected. There are a sufficient number of spores to infect at least 10 larvae. For further information refer to: Entomophaga 29: 78-81, 1984.
Name of Depositor PL Sherlock
Year of Origin 1972
References

Sherlock PL. Some pathogenic effects of a species of Pleistophora (Protozoa, Microsporida) for agrotis exclamationis and other noctuids. Entomophaga 29: 73-81, 1984.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U10342 nuclear SSU rRNA gene

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