Prototheca cutis Satoh and Makimura (ATCC® PRA-338)

Strain Designations: JCM 15793T  /  Depositor: K Makimura  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations JCM 15793T
Biosafety Level 2

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.

Inflamed human skin, Asahi General Hospital, Chiba, Japan, 2008
Product Format frozen
Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 28: Emmons' modification of Sabouraud's agar
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 20-25.0°C
Growth condition: axenic
Name of Depositor K Makimura
Year of Origin 2008

Satoh K, et al. Prototheca cutis sp. nov., a newly discovered pathogen of protothecosis isolated from inflamed human skin. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 60: 1236-1240, 2010. PubMed: 19666796

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AB470468 18S rRNA gene

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AB470469 28S rRNA gene

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