Rapaza viridis (ATCC® PRA-360)

Strain Designations: PB36  /  Depositor: N Yubuki  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations PB36
Biosafety Level 1

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Isolation Tide pool, Pachena Beach, Bamfield, BC, Canada, 2010
Product Format test tube
Storage Conditions Frozen Cultures:
-70°C for 1 week; liquid N2 vapor for long term storage

Freeze-dried Cultures:

Live Cultures:
See Protocols section for handling information
Comments This strain must be fed with live Tetraselmis sp. ATCC® PRA-361™ (not provided).  The Tetraselmis should be maintained separately and fed to Rapaza at regular intervals (approximately every 2-3 wks).
Medium ATCC® Medium 2846: F/2 Medium
Growth Conditions Temperature: 15°C to 25°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Culture System: Xenic, with mixed bacteria and ATCC® PRA-361™ as food source
Cryopreservation No protocol available
Name of Depositor N Yubuki
Chain of Custody ATCC <-- N Yubuki

Yamaguchi A, et al. Morphostasis in a novel eukaryote illuminates the evolutionary transition from phagotrophy to phototrophy: description of Rapaza viridis n. gen. et sp. (Euglenozoa, Euglenida). BMC Evol. Biol. 8: 12-29, 2012. PubMed: 22401606

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AB679269 SSU rRNA

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