Cercomonas clavideferens Vickerman (ATCC® 50319)

Strain Designations: RS/23  /  Depositor: T Cavalier-Smith  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Cercomonas sp. 5
Strain Designations RS/23
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.

Product Format test tube
Type Strain yes
Originally accessioned as Cercomonas sp. 5
Revised taxonomy
Phylogeny based on alpha and beta tubulin gene sequences
phylogeny based on SSU rDNA sequence
Medium ATCC® Medium 1967: Soil freshwater cereal grass medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 25.0°C
Growth condition: Grown with Enterobacter aerogenes ATCC 13048. Consult product sheet for culture protocol.
Name of Depositor T Cavalier-Smith
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--T Cavalier-Smith<<--A.J. Cowling

Bass D, et al. Phylogeny and classification of Cercomonadidae: Cercomonas, Eocercomonas, Paracercomonas, and Cavernomonas gen. n. Protist 160: 483-521, 2009. PubMed: 19589724

Cavalier-Smith T, Chao EE. Sarcomonad ribosomal RNA sequences, rhizopod phylogeny, and the origin of euglyphid amoebae. Arch. Protistenkd. 147: 227-236, 1997.

Keeling PJ, et al. The phylogenetic position of alpha- and beta-tubulins from the Chlorarchnion host and Cercomonas (Cercozoa). J. Eukaryot. Microbiol. 45: 561-570, 1998. PubMed: 9783459

Keeling PJ. Foraminifera and Cercozoa are related in actin phylogeny: two orphans find a home?. Mol. Biol. Evol. 18: 1551-1557, 2001. PubMed: 11470846

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U42451 nuclear SSU rRNA gene

Nucleotide (GenBank) : FJ790704 18S ribosomal RNA gene

Nucleotide (GenBank) : FJ797461 5.8S rRNA gene, ITS2, and 28S rRNA gene

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