Japonochytrium sp. (ATCC® 28207)

Strain Designations: L1  /  Product Format: frozen

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Strain Designations L1
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 frozen
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Type Strain no
Preceptrol® no
The strain is also known as Japonochytrium marinum Kobayasi et Okubo.
Medium ATCC® Medium 790: By+ medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 20°C to 24°C
Atmosphere: Typical aerobic
Name of Depositor DJ Alderman
surface of Laminaria

Harrison JL, Jones EBG. Ultrastructural aspects of the marine fungus Japonochytrium sp. Arch. Microbiol. 96: 305-317, 1974.

Honda D, et al. Molecular phylogeny of labyrinthulids and thraustochytrids based on the sequencing of 18S ribosomal RNA gene. J. Eukaryot. Microbiol. 46: 637-647, 1999. PubMed: 10568038

Tsui CKM, et al. Labyrinthulomycetes phylogeny and its implications for the evolutionary loss of chloroplasts and gain of ectoplasmic gliding. Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 50: 129-140, 2009. PubMed: 18977305

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  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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