Establishment of a continuous culture system for Entamoeba muris and analysis of the small subunit rRNA gene

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Kobayashi S.; Suzuki J.; Takeuchi T.;
(2009)
  • Publisher: EDP Sciences
  • Journal: Parasite (issn: 1252-607X, eissn: 1776-1042)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1051/parasite/2009162135
  • Subject: phylogenetic analysis | dixenic culture | RC109-216 | SSU-rRNA gene | Entamoeba muris | Balamuth’s egg yolk infusion medium | Infectious and parasitic diseases | Entamoeba coli
    mesheuropmc: parasitic diseases

We established a culture system for Entamoeba muris (MG-EM-01 strain isolated from a Mongolian gerbil) using a modified Balamuth’s egg yolk infusion medium supplemented with 4% adult bovine serum and Bacteroides fragilis cocultured with Escherichia coli. Further, encyst... View more
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