Strain Information: 1547/1

Division/Phylum: Amoebozoa    Class: Discosea


Acanthamoeba palestinensis (Reich) Page (1967)

CCAP 1547/1
Isolator: Reich (1933)
Origin: Soil; Jerusalem, Israel
Culture: Medium (1)NN; Monoxenic; sub + cryo; non-pathogenic E. coli food source;(2)PPG; Fungi or other organisms present; sub


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Costas M & Griffiths AJ (1984) The esterases and acid-phosphatases of Acanthamoeba (Amoebida, Acanthamoebidae). Protistologica 20(1): 33-41.
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Costas M & Griffiths AJ (1984) Taxonomic significance of the fatty acid composition of Acanthamoeba (Amoebida, Acanthamoebidae). Protistologica 20(1): 27-31.
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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.
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Lorenzo-Morales J, Ortega-Rivas A, Martínez E, Khoubbane M, Artigas P, Periago MV, Foronda P, Abreu-Acosta N, Valladares B & Mas-Coma S (2006) Acanthamoeba isolates belonging to T1, T2, T3, T4 and T7 genotypes from environmental samples in the Nile Delta region, Egypt. Acta Tropica 100: 63-69.
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Dudley R, Matin A, Alsam S, Sissons J, Maghsood AH & Khan NA (2005) Acanthamoeba isolates belonging to T1, T2, T3, T4 but not T7 encyst in response to increased osmolarity and cysts do not bind to human corneal epithelial cells. Acta Tropica 95: 100-108.
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Wright SJL, Redhead K & Maudsley H (1981) Acanthamoeba castellanii, a predator of cyanobacteria. Journal of General Microbiology 125: 293-300.
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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.
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Hughes R, Andrew PW & Kilvington S (2003) Enhanced killing of Acanthamoeba cysts with a plant peroxidase-hydrogen peroxide-halide antimicrobial system. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 69: 2563-2567.
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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

Baquero RA, Reyes-Batlle M, Nicola GG, Martín-Navarro CM, López-Arencibia A, Esteban JG, Valladares B, Martínez-Carretero E, Pinero JE & Lorenzo-Morales J (2014) Presence of potentially pathogenic free-living amoebae strains from well water samples in Guinea-Bissau. Pathogens and Global Health 108: 206-211.
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AF239296 (SSU (18S))

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Catalogue updated: 2 September 2016