Strain Information: 1534/2

Division/Phylum: Amoebozoa    Class: Discosea


Acanthamoeba castellanii (Douglas) Volkonsky (1931)

CCAP 1534/2
Isolator: Lewin (1951)
Origin: Freshwater; greenhouse tank, Yale, USA
Culture: Medium (1)NN; Monoxenic; sub + cryo; non-pathogenic E. coli food source.;(2)PPG; Fungi or other organisms present; sub


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

Cervero-Arago S, Rodriguez-Martinez S, Canals O, Salvado H & Araujo RM (2014) Effect of thermal treatment on free-living amoeba inactivation. Journal of Applied Microbiology 116: 728-736.
DOI: 10.1111/jam.12379

Cervero-Aragó S, Sommer R & Araujo RM (2014) Effect of UV irradiation (253.7 nm) on free Legionella and Legionella associated with its amoebae hosts. Water Research 67: 299-309.
DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2014.09.023

Cervero-Aragó S, Rodríguez-Martínez S, Puertas-Bennasar A & Araujo M (2015) Effect of common drinking water disinfectants, chlorine and heat, on free Legionella and amoebae-associated Legionella. PLoS ONE e0134726: -.
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0134726

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Catalogue updated: 28 September 2016