Strain Information: 1501/3A

Division/Phylum: Amoebozoa    Class: Discosea


Acanthamoeba polyphaga (Puschkarew) Volkonsky (1931)

CCAP 1501/3A
Isolator: Page (1964)
Origin: Freshwater; mill pond, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
Culture: Medium (1)NN; Monoxenic; sub + cryo; non-pathogenic E. coli food source.;(2)PPG; Fungi or other organisms present; sub
Other: Orig. desig. 23; ATCC 30871; POSSIBLE PATHOGEN


References [8]   EMBL Links
Costas M & Griffiths AJ (1984) The esterases and acid-phosphatases of Acanthamoeba (Amoebida, Acanthamoebidae). Protistologica 20(1): 33-41.
DOI: none

Daggett PM, Sawyer T & Nerad T (1982) Distribution and possible interrelationships of pathogenic and nonpathogenic Acanthamoeba from aquatic environments. Microbial Ecology 8(4): 371-386.
DOI: 10.1007/BF02010676

Nakisah MA, Fatimah H, Manaf AM & Aspollah MS (2008) Observation on the cytotoxicity of a plant compound labeled as MK2 on morphology of Acanthamoeba by Scanning Electron Microscopy. Annals of Microscopy 8: 73-76.
DOI: none

Nakisah MA, Faezah SS & Mohd TN (2014) Discovery of proteins in Acanthamoeba polyphaga with potential as biomarker for ammonium chloride contamination. Asian pacific Journal of Tropical Disease 4: 252.
DOI: 10.1016/S2222-1808(14)60568-5

Inglis TJ, Rigby P, Robertson TA, Dutton NS, Henderson M & Chang BJ (2000) Interaction between Burkholderia pseudomallei and Acanthamoeba species results in coiling phagocytosis, endamebic bacterial survival, and escape. Infection and Immunity 68: 1681-1686.
DOI: 10.1128/IAI.68.3.1681-1686.2000

Marciano-Cabral F & Cabral G (2003) Acanthamoeba spp. as agents of disease in humans. Clinical Microbiological Reviews 16: 273-307.
DOI: 10.1128/CMR.16.2.273-307.2003

De Jonckheere JF (1980) Growth characteristics, cytopathic effect in cell culture, and virulence in mice of 36 type strains belonging to 19 different Acanthamoeba spp. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 39: 681-685.
DOI: none

Hsueh TY & Gibson KE (2015) Transfer of Acanthamoeba spp. to fresh produce from water and environmental surfaces. Letters in Applied Microbiology 61: 192-198.
DOI: 10.1111/lam.12445

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Catalogue updated: 28 September 2016