Ditrichomonas honigbergii Farmer (ATCC® 50322)

Strain Designations: DR  /  Depositor: MA Farmer  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations DR
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.

Isolation Organically enriched sediment, Lake Enriquillo, Dominican Republic, 1989
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions Frozen Cultures:
-70°C for 1 week; liquid N2 vapor for long term storage

Freeze-dried Cultures:

Live Cultures:
See Protocols section for handling information
Type Strain yes
Species description
Medium ATCC® Medium 1171: TYGM-9 medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 25°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor MA Farmer
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- MA Farmer <-- T.A. Nerad
Year of Origin 1989

Gunderson J, et al. Phylogeny of trichomonads inferred from small-subunit rRNA sequences. J. Eukaryot. Microbiol. 42: 411-415, 1995. PubMed: 7620466

Farmer MA. Ultrastructure of Ditrichomonas honigbergii, new genus new species (Parabasalia) and its relationship to amitochonidrial protists. J. Eukaryot. Microbiol. 40: 619-626, 1993.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U17505 SSU rRNA

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