Perkinsus marinus (Mackin et al.) Levine (ATCC® 50894)

Organism: Perkinsus marinus (Mackin et al.) Levine  /  Depositor: D Bushek

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Strain Designations C13-9 [MA-2-9]
Application
This strain is useful for studies of population genetics, systematics, and virulence.
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
clone derived from strain C13 (ATCC 50783), which came from eastern oyster, Crassotrea virginica, Cotuit, MA, 1998
Product Format frozen
Type Strain no
Comments
parasite of eastern oyster, Crassotrea virginica, and possibly several other marine bivalves
This strain is useful for studies of population genetics, systematics, and virulence.
Medium ATCC® Medium 1886: Perkinsus broth medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 25.0°C
Duration: axenic
Protocol: ATCCNO: 50439 SPEC: When the frozen ampule arrives, place it directly into a 35C-water bath and transfer its thawed contents to 14 ml of fresh medium in a T-75 tissue culture flask. Maintain by removing 13 ml of cell suspension weekly and replacing with an equal volume of fresh medium. Alternately, aseptically transfer 1.0 ml of a growing culture to 13 ml of fresh medium in a T-75 tissue culture flask. Please note: This strain has wide tolerances to most environmental variables, i.e., temperature range: 15-35C, salinity range: 10-60 parts per thousand; pH range: 6.0-8.5. The distribution of the species worldwide is not known. In order to avert the introduction of this pathogen into non-endemic areas, all culture wastes must be treated as biohazardous and autoclaved prior to disposal. There are no known mechanisms for eradication of this pathogen from the environment.
Subcultivation
Protocol: ATCCNO: 50439 SPEC: When the frozen ampule arrives, place it directly into a 35C-water bath and transfer its thawed contents to 14 ml of fresh medium in a T-75 tissue culture flask. Maintain by removing 13 ml of cell suspension weekly and replacing with an equal volume of fresh medium. Alternately, aseptically transfer 1.0 ml of a growing culture to 13 ml of fresh medium in a T-75 tissue culture flask. Please note: This strain has wide tolerances to most environmental variables, i.e., temperature range: 15-35C, salinity range: 10-60 parts per thousand; pH range: 6.0-8.5. The distribution of the species worldwide is not known. In order to avert the introduction of this pathogen into non-endemic areas, all culture wastes must be treated as biohazardous and autoclaved prior to disposal. There are no known mechanisms for eradication of this pathogen from the environment.
Name of Depositor D Bushek
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--D Bushek<<--K. Hudson
Year of Origin 1998
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