Strain Information: 1501/3B

Division/Phylum: Amoebozoa    Class: Discosea


Acanthamoeba polyphaga (Puschkarew) Volkonsky (1931)

CCAP 1501/3B
Isolator: Page (1965)
Origin: Freshwater; public lake, Tuskegee, Alabama, 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. 45; ATCC 30872; 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

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

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

Fuerst PA, Booton GC & Crary M (2014) Phylogenetic analysis and the evolution of the 18S rRNA gene typing system of Acanthamoeba. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 62: 69-84.
DOI: 10.1111/jeu.12186

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Catalogue updated: 10 November 2015