Euglena gracilis var. bacillaris Pringsheim (ATCC® 10616)

Depositor: L Provasoli, SH Hunter  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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assay of vitamin B12 cobalamin, cobalamins
Biosafety Level 1

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pond water, 1938
Product Format frozen
Type Strain no
Assay of vitamin B12. Photosynthetic.
Electrical control of flagellar activity
Control of flagellar motion
Medium ATCC® Medium 351: Hutner's medium for Euglena
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 25.0°C
Duration: axenic

1.   Harvest cells from a culture which is at or near peak density by centrifuging at 100 x g for 1 minute.

Name of Depositor L Provasoli, SH Hunter
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--L Provasoli, SH Hunter<<--. . . <<--- N.A. Coria . . . <<--- N.A. Coria
Year of Origin 1938

Proc. Soc. Exp. Biol. Med. 69: 279, 1948.

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Nicolas P, Russell GK. Molecular criteria for distinguishing bacillaris and Z strains of Euglena. Eur. J. Protistol. 23: 242-247, 1988.

Hwang SW, Horneland W. Survival of algal cultures after freezing by controlled and uncontrolled cooling. Cryobiology 1: 305-311, 1965. PubMed: 5872223

Nichols KM, Rikmenspoel R. Mg2+-dependent electrical control of flagellar activity in Euglena. J. Cell Sci. 23: 211-225, 1977. PubMed: 408360

Nichols KM, Rikmenspoel R. Control of flagellar motion in Chlamydomonas and Euglena by mechanical microinjection of Mg2+ and Ca2+ and by electric current injection. J. Cell Sci. 29: 233-247, 1978. PubMed: 415066

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