Proteromonas lacertae (Grassi) Grasse (ATCC® PRA-286)

Strain Designations: LA  /  Depositor: J Kulda  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Proteromonas lacertae (Grassi, 1879)
Strain Designations LA
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.

Isolated from contents of cloaca of Lacerta agilis agilis
Prague, Czech Republic, May 1973
Product Format frozen
Type Strain no
This item was previously accessioned as ATCC 30270
Phylogeny based on SSU rDNA sequence
Medium ATCC® Medium 358: Modified TYM basal medium
Growth Conditions
Growth condition: axenic
Temperature: 20-22.0°C
Supplement ATCC medium 358 with 10% heat inactivated FBS and 2.28 mg/ml of ferric ammonium citrate
Name of Depositor J Kulda
Year of Origin 1973

Kulda J. Axenic cultivation of Proteromonas lacertae-viridis (Grassi, 1879). J. Protozool. 20: 536-537, 1973.

Kulda J, Nohynkova E. Flagellates of human intestines and of intestines of other species In: Kreier JP, ed. Parasitic Protozoa, vol II. New York: Academic Press; 1978: pp. 1-138.

Leipe DD, et al. 16S-like rDNA sequences from Developayella elegans, Labyrinthuloides haliotidis, and Proteromonas lacertae confirm that the stramenopiles are a primarily heterotrophic group. Eur. J. Protistol. 32: 449-458, 1997.

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