Strain Information: 1501/2A


Division/Phylum: Amoebozoa    Class: Discosea

 

Acanthamoeba castellanii (Douglas) Volkonsky (1931)

CCAP 1501/2A
Isolator: Castellani (1930)
Origin: Freshwater; Yeast culture, England, UK
Culture: Medium (1)NN; Monoxenic; sub + cryo; non-pathogenic E. coli food source;(2)PPG; Fungi or other organisms present; sub
Other: TYPE CULTURE; POSSIBLE PATHOGEN
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References [2]   EMBL Links
     
Costas M & Griffiths AJ (1984) The esterases and acid-phosphatases of Acanthamoeba (Amoebida, Acanthamoebidae). Protistologica 20(1): 33-41.
DOI: none

Wright SJL, Redhead K & Maudsley H (1981) Acanthamoeba castellanii, a predator of cyanobacteria. Journal of General Microbiology 125: 293-300.
DOI: 10.1099/00221287-125-2-293

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Catalogue updated: 17 June 2016