Pneumocystis carinii Delanoe and Delanoe (ATCC® PRA-159)

Strain Designations: M167-6  /  Depositor: MT Cushion  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations M167-6
Opportunistic pathogen research
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 Isolated by M Collins from the lungs of an immunosuppressed Lewis male rat (Rattus norvegicus), Cincinnati, OH, October 2003.
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions Frozen: -70°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Protocols Section
Type Strain yes
Cultured in vivo, rat lung
Determined by contour-clamped homogeneous electrical field electrophoresis to be the Form 1 karyotype
Growth Conditions
in-vivo cultivation, rat
No protocol available at this time.
Name of Depositor MT Cushion
Year of Origin 2003

Redhead SA, et al. Pneumocystis and Trypanosoma cruzi: nomenclature and typifications. J. Eukaryot. Microbiol. 53: 2-11, 2006. PubMed: 16441572

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