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SAG 263-3 Prototheca zopfii

SAG Strain Number:263-3
TAXONOMY
Genus:Prototheca
Species:zopfii
Taxonomic position:Chlorophyta - Trebouxiophyceae
Authority:Krüger
Variety:
Formerly called:authentic strain of Prototheca portoricensis Ashford, Ciferri et Dalmau
Authentic:yes
Division:Chlorophyta
Class:Trebouxiophyceae
ORIGIN
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Locality:from human intestine
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Year:before 1930
Isolated by:B. K. Ashford
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CULTURE INFORMATION
Culture medium:Malz Ag
Axenic:axenic
Strain relatives:UTEX 289
Agitation resistance:not detected
Special properties:thermophile (38°C). human pathogene. Risk Level 2 > restricted distribution! Handle with care!
 
PUBLICATIONS
Publication:Lang, I. et al. (2011) Fatty acid profiles and their distribution patterns in microalgae: a comprehensive analysis of more than 2000 strains from the SAG culture collection. BMC Plant Biol 11:124
Publication:von Bergen et al. (2009) Identification of harmless and pathogenic algae of the genus Prototheca by MALDI-MS. Proteomics Clin. Appl. 3:774–784
Publication:Kerfin, W. et al. (1978) Physiological and Biochemical Contributions to the Taxonomy of the Genus Prototheca II. Starch Hydrolysis and Base Composition of DNA. Arch. Microbiol. 116 (1):105-107
Publication:Kessler, E. (1977) Physiological and Biochemical Contributions to the Taxonomy of the Genus Prototheca I. Hydrogenase, Acid Tolerance, Salt Tolerance, Thermophily, and Liquefaction of Gelatin. Arch. Microbiol. 113:139-141
Publication:Pringsheim, E.G. (1963) Farblose Algen. Ein Beitrag zur Evolutionsforschung. Farblose Algen. Ein Beitrag zur Evolutionsforschung
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CRYO
Cryopreservation:not detected
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:no