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Ditrichomonas honigbergii Farmer

50322

Product category
Protists
Strain designation
DR
Type strain
Yes
Isolation source
Organically enriched sediment from Lake Enriquillo
Geographical isolation
Dominican Republic
Product format
Frozen
Storage conditions
-80°C or colder for 1 week, vapor phase of liquid nitrogen for long-term storage

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TYGM-9 Medium [ATCC Medium 1171]

PRA-1171

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Characteristics

Comments
Phylogeny
Species description

Handling information

Medium
Temperature
25°C
Atmosphere
Anaerobic
Handling procedure
Storage and Culture Initiation
Upon receipt place the frozen ampule directly into a 35°C water bath. Transfer the thawed contents to a fresh tube of ATCC medium 1171 (available from ATCC as item PRA-1171). Starch and bovine serum may be omitted from the medium (J. Eukaryot. Microbiol. 40: 619-626, 1993). Cultivated with mixed natural flora.

History

Deposited as
Ditrichomonas honigbergii Farmer
Depositors
MA Farmer
Chain of custody
ATCC <-- MA Farmer <-- T.A. Nerad
Year of origin
1989
Cross references
GenBank U17505 SSU rRNA

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References

Curated Citations

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.

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