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SAG 263-4 Prototheca zopfii

SAG Strain Number:263-4
TAXONOMY
Genus:Prototheca
Species:zopfii
Taxonomic position:Chlorophyta - Trebouxiophyceae
Authority:Krüger
Variety:
Formerly called:authentic strain of Prototheca portoricensis var. trispora 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 327
Agitation resistance:not detected
Special properties:thermophile (38°C). human pathogene. Risk Level 2 > restricted distribution! Handle with care!
 
PUBLICATIONS
Publication:Ewing A. et al. (2014) 16S and 23S plastid rDNA phylogenies of Prototheca species and their auxanographic phenotypes. J. Phycol. 50 (4):765-769
Publication:Murugaiyan J. et al. (2012) Establishment of a matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization time-offlight mass spectrometry database for rapid identification of infectious achlorophyllous green micro-algae of the genus Prototheca. Clin Microbiol Infect 18:461–464
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:Roesler, U. et al. (2006) Diversity within the current algal species Prototheca zopfii: a proposal for two Prototheca zopfii genotypes and description of a novel species, Prototheca blaschkeae sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 56:1419-1425
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CRYO
Cryopreservation:not detected
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:no