Helkesimastix marina Cavalier-Smith (ATCC® 50328)

Strain Designations: BEL  /  Depositor: TA Nerad  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Helkesimastix faecicola Woodcock and Lapage
Strain Designations BEL
Biosafety Level 1

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sediment near shore, eastern edge of South Water Cay, Belize, 1992
Product Format frozen
Type Strain no
Originally deposited as Helkesimastix faecicola
Revised taxonomy
Medium ATCC® Medium 1525: Seawater 802 medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 25.0°C
Growth condition: xenic with Enterobacter aerogenes ATCC 13048 and mixed bacteria
Name of Depositor TA Nerad
Year of Origin 1992

Cavalier-Smith T, et al. Helkesimastix marina n. sp. (Cercozoa: Sainouroidea superfam. n.) a gliding zooflagellate of novel ultrastructure and unusual ciliary behaviour. Protist 160: 452-479, 2009. PubMed: 19523874

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