Strain Information: 1501/1B


Division/Phylum: -    Class: Discosea

 

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Acanthamoeba castellanii (Douglas) Volkonsky (1931)

CCAP 1501/1B
Isolator: Neff (1957)
Origin: Soil; Pacific Grove, California, USA
Culture: Medium (1)NN; Monoxenic; sub + cryo; non-pathogenic E. coli food source;(2)PPG; Fungi or other organisms present; sub
Other: POSSIBLE PATHOGEN

 

References [4]   EMBL Links
     
Costas M & Griffiths AJ (1984) The esterases and acid-phosphatases of Acanthamoeba (Amoebida, Acanthamoebidae). Protistologica 20(1): 33-41.
DOI: none

Costas M & Griffiths AJ (1984) Taxonomic significance of the fatty acid composition of Acanthamoeba (Amoebida, Acanthamoebidae). Protistologica 20(1): 27-31.
DOI: none

Whan L, Grant IR & Rowe MT (2006) Interaction between Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis and environmental protozoa. BMC Microbiology 6: 63.
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2180-6-63

Weekers PHH, Bodelier PLE, Wijen JPH & Vogels GD (1993) Effects of grazing by the free-living soil amoebae Acanthamoeba castellanii, Acanthamoeba polyphaga, and Hartmannella vermiformis on various bacteria. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 59: 2317-2319.
DOI: none

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Catalogue updated: 22 December 2014