Strain Information: 1618/2

Division/Phylum: Ciliates/Ciliophora


Prodiscophrya collini (Root) Kormos (1935)

CCAP 1618/2
Isolator: Paulin & Cook (1967)
Origin: Freshwater; sewage treatment plant, Athens, Georgia, USA
Culture: Medium MW; Bacteria and fungi or other organisms present; sub; plus Tetrahymena pyriformis
Other: Genus erected for Podophrya collini Root 1914; syn. Discophrya collini , and possibly also Discophrya pyriformis;


References [5]   EMBL Links
Hackney CM, Al-Khazzar AR & Butler RD (1982) Tenticle contraction and ultrastructure in Discophyra collini. The response to cations. Protoplasma 112: 92-100.
DOI: 10.1007/BF01280219

Hackney CM & Butler RD (1981) Tentacle contraction in glycerinated Discophyra collini and the localisation of HMM-binding filaments. Journal of Cell Science 47: 65-75.
DOI: none

Patterson DJ (1983) On the organization of the naked filose amoeba Nuclearia moebiusi Frenzel 1897 (Sarcodina Filosea) and its implications. Journal of Protozoology 30(2): 301-307.
DOI: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.1983.tb02920.x

Al-Khazzar AR, Earnshaw MJ, Butler RD, Emes MJ & Sigee DC (1984) Tentacle contraction in Discophyra collini: The effects of inophore A23187 and ruthenium red on Ca2+-induced contraction and uptake of extracellular calcium. Protoplasma 122: 125-131.
DOI: 10.1007/BF01279445

Al-Khazzar AR, Butler RD & Earnshaw MJ (1984) The effect of ionophore A23187 and ruthenium red on tentacle contraction and ultrastructure in Discophyra collini: Evidence of calcium fluxing from intracellular reservoirs. Protoplasma 117: 158-166.
DOI: 10.1007/BF01288354

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Catalogue updated: 28 September 2016