Besnoitia akodoni Dubey et al. (ATCC® PRA-102)

Strain Designations: OP1  /  Depositor: JP Dubey, EC Grisard  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Besnoitia sp.
Strain Designations OP1
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.

tissue, animal
Timbo Brazil
Isolation date: 1994
Product Format frozen
Type Strain no
Medium Minimum essential medium (Eagle) (ATCC cat. 30-2003)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 35.0°C
Duration: cultivated in CCL-70 (African green monkey fibroblast) cell line
Name of Depositor JP Dubey, EC Grisard
Special Collection NSF - Protistology
Chain of Custody
J P Dubey
E C Grisard
Year of Origin 1994

Grisard EC, et al. Besnoitia sp. (Protozoa: Toxoplasmatinae) from Akodon montensis (Rodentia: Cricetidae) in Santa Catarina State, Brazil. J. Parasitol. 83: 314-316, 1997. PubMed: 9105318

rodent, Akodon montensis, Timbo, Santa Catarina State, Brazil

Dubey JP, et al. Biological and molecular characterization of Besnoitia akodoni n.sp. (Protozoa: Apicomplexa) from the rodent Akodon montensis in Brazil. Parassitologia 45: 61-70, 2003. PubMed: 15266998

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