Tritrichomonas mobilensis Culberson et al. (ATCC® 50116)

Strain Designations: USA:M776  /  Depositor: D Culberson  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations USA:M776
Biosafety Level 1

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Bolivian squirrel monkey, Saimiri boliviensis boliviensis, Bolivia, 1984
Product Format frozen
Type Strain yes
Intestinal trichomonads in Saimiri sciureus and Saimiri boliviensis
Major heat shock proteins
Medium ATCC® Medium 2154: LYI Entamoeba medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 35.0°C
Duration: axenic; anaerobic
Protocol: at pH 7.0
Protocol: at pH 7.0
Name of Depositor D Culberson
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--D Culberson<<--F.F. Pindak
Year of Origin 1984

Demes P, et al. Adherence and surface properties of Tritrichomonas mobilensis, an intestinal parasite of the squirrel monkey. Parasitol. Res. 75: 589-594, 1989. PubMed: 2771926

Scimeca JM, et al. Intestinal trichomonads (Tritrichomonas mobilensis) in the natural host Saimiri sciureus and Saimiri boliviensis. Vet. Pathol. 26: 144-147, 1989. PubMed: 2711571

Culberson DE, et al. Pathogenicity of Tritrichomonas mobilensis: subcutaneous inoculation in mice. J. Parasitol. 74: 774-780, 1988. PubMed: 3418457

Culberson DE, et al. Tritrichomonas mobilensis n. sp. (Zoomastigophorea: Trichomonadida) from the Bolivian squirrel monkey Saimiri boliviensis boliviensis. J. Protozool. 33: 301-304, 1986. PubMed: 3735158

Bozner P. The heat shock response and major heat shock proteins of Tritrichomonas mobiliensis and Tritrichomonas agusta. J. Parasitol. 82: 103-111, 1996. PubMed: 8627477

Felleisen RS, et al. Detection of Tritrichomonas foetus by PCR and DNA enzyme immunoassay based on rRNA gene unit sequences. J. Clin. Microbiol. 36: 513-519, 1998. PubMed: 9466768

Felleisen RS. Comparative genetic analysis of tritrichomonadid protozoa by the random amplified polymorphic DNA technique. Parasitol. Res. 84: 153-156, 1998. PubMed: 9493217

Felleisen RS. Comparative sequence analysis of 5.8S rRNA genes and internal transcribed spacer (ITS) regions of trichomonadid protozoa. Parasitology 115: 111-119, 1997. PubMed: 10190167

Vanacova S, et al. Characterization of Trichomonad species and strains by PCR fingerprinting. J. Eukaryot. Microbiol. 44: 545-552, 1997. PubMed: 9435127

type strain

Tachezy J, et al. Cattle pathogen Tritrichomonas foetus (Riedmuller, 1928) and pig commensal Tritrichomonas suis (Gruby & Delafond, 1843) belong to the same species. J. Eukaryot. Microbiol. 49: 154-163, 2002. PubMed: 12046599

Boggild AK, et al. Post-translational glutamylation and tyrosination in tubulin of tritrichomonads and the diplomonad Giardia intestinalis. Parasitol. Res. 88: 58-62, 2002. PubMed: 11822738

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U86612 Tritrichomonas mobilensis putative rRNA small subunit gene, partial sequence, putative internal transcribed spacer 1, putative 5.8S rRNA gene, and putative internal transcribed spacer 2, complete sequence, and putative rRNA large subunit g

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