Strain Information: 1534/3

Division/Phylum: Amoebozoa    Class: Discosea


Acanthamoeba castellanii (Douglas) Volkonsky (1931)

CCAP 1534/3
Isolator: Singh (1952)
Origin: Soil; England, UK
Culture: Medium (1)NN; Monoxenic; sub + cryo; non-pathogenic E. coli food source.;(2)PPG; Fungi or other organisms present; sub


References [3]   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

Wright SJL, Redhead K & Maudsley H (1981) Acanthamoeba castellanii, a predator of cyanobacteria. Journal of General Microbiology 125: 293-300.
DOI: none

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Catalogue updated: 1 October 2015