Strain Information: 1501/7

Division/Phylum: Amoebozoa    Class: Discosea


Acanthamoeba royreba Willaert, Stevens & Tyndall (1978)

CCAP 1501/7
Isolator: Tyndall (1977)
Origin: Unknown; BeWo tissue culture, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
Culture: Medium NN; Monoxenic; sub; contains non-pathogenic E. coli as food source.
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References [3]   EMBL Links
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

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

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

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Catalogue updated: 28 September 2016