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SAG 263-7 Prototheca zopfii

SAG Strain Number:263-7
TAXONOMY
Genus:Prototheca
Species:zopfii
Taxonomic position:Chlorophyta - Trebouxiophyceae
Authority:Krüger
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Authentic:no
Division:Chlorophyta
Class:Trebouxiophyceae
ORIGIN
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Year:1952
Isolated by:probably W. Krüger
Strain number by isolator:as IV-7.3.2.1
Deposition by:M. B. Allen
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CULTURE INFORMATION
Culture medium:Malz Ag
Axenic:axenic
Strain relatives:UTEX 1435 (Ewing et al. 2014 found 16s and 23 s data not to be identical between UTEX 1435 and SAG 263-7); ATCC 16525 both as Prototheca moriformis
Agitation resistance:not detected
Special properties:potentially pathogenic! 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:Wirth H. et al. (2012) MALDI-typing of infectious algae of the genus Prototheca using SOM portraits. Journal of Microbiological Methods 88:83–97
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
CRYO
Cryopreservation:standard 5% DMSO; very good survival
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:no