Strain Information: 1501/3C

Division/Phylum: Amoebozoa    Class: Discosea


Acanthamoeba palestinensis (Reich) Page (1967)

CCAP 1501/3C
Isolator: Sawyer (1967)
Origin: Freshwater; old distilled water carboy, 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. OX-1; formerly listed as Acanthamoeba polyphaga (Puschkarew) Volkonsky 1931; POSSIBLE PATHOGEN


References [10]   EMBL Links
Costas M & Griffiths AJ (1984) The esterases and acid-phosphatases of Acanthamoeba (Amoebida, Acanthamoebidae). Protistologica 20(1): 33-41.
DOI: none

Walochnik J, Aichelburg A, Assadian O, Steuer A, Visvesvara G, Vetter N & Aspöck H (2008) Granulomatous amoebic encephalitis caused by Acanthamoeba amoebae of genotype T2 in a Human Immunodeficiency Virus-negative patient. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 46: 338-340.
DOI: 10.1128/JCM.01177-07

Garate M, Marchant J, Cubillos I, Cao Z, Khan NA & Panjwani N (2006) In vitro pathogenicity of Acanthamoeba is associated with the expression of the mannose-binding protein. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 47: 1056-1062.
DOI: 10.1167/iovs.05-0477

Maghsood AH, Sissons J, Rezaian M, Nolder D, Warhurst D & Khan NA (2005) Acanthamoeba genotype T4 from the UK and Iran and isolation of the T2 genotype from clinical isolates. Journal of Medical Microbiology 54: 755-759.
DOI: 10.1099/jmm.0.45970-0

Lorenzo-Morales J, Ortega-Rivas A, Foronda P, Abreu-Acosta N, Ballart D, Martínez E & Valladares B (2005) RNA interference (RNAi) for the silencing of extracellular serine proteases genes in Acanthamoeba: Molecular analysis and effect on pathogenicity. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology 144: 10-15.
DOI: 10.1016/j.molbiopara.2005.07.001

Stothard DR, Schroeder-Diedrich JM, Awwad MH, Gast RJ, Ledee DR, Rodriguez-Zaragoza S, Dean CL, Fuerst P & Byers TJ (1998) The evolutionary history of the genus Acanthamoeba and the identification of eight new 18S rRNA gene sequence types. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 45: 45-54.
DOI: none

Stothard DR, Hay J, Schroeder-Diedrich JM, Seal DV & Byers TJ (1999) Fluorescent oligonucleotide probes for clinical and environmental detection of Acanthamoeba and the T4 18S rRNA gene sequence type. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 37: 2687-2693.
DOI: none

Khan NA, Jarroll EL, Panjwani N, Cao Z & Paget TA (2000) Proteases as markers for differentiation of pathogenic and nonpathogenic species of Acanthamoeba. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 38: 2858-2861.
DOI: none

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

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

AF479543 (Other)
FJ411162 (Other)
AF019051 (SSU (18S))
AF239298 (SSU (18S))

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Catalogue updated: 22 May 2015