Amphidinium carterae  Hulburt

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$18.00 to $875.00
Class: Dinophyceae

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Common Namealveolates
Collection Site41.56°N -70.583°W
Falmouth Great Pond, Falmouth, Massachusetts USA
OceanNorth Atlantic
SeaNantucket Sound
Nearest ContinentNorth America
Collected ByGuillard,R
Collection Date
Isolated ByGuillard,R
Isolated Date09/01/1954
Identified ByGuillard,R
Deposited ByGuillard,R
Deposit Date
Strain SynonymsAMPHI, AMPHI1, NEPCC32, ATCC30829
Is The Strain Currently Axenic?Yes
When Was It Last Tested?03/07/2019
Other Information
Authentic Type/StrainNo
Morphological Data
AttributesAlgae, Toxic, Marine, Warm Water
Additional ResourcesGenbank
Medium Used for MaintenanceL1 - Si
Other Reported Growth Mediaf/2-Si, K
Maintenance Temperature (°C)24 °C
Known Temperature Range (°C)13 - 26 °C
Cell Length (Min)12
Cell Length (Max)18
Cell Width (Min)9
Cell Width (Max)13
CCMP1314 was cryopreserved on Aug 28 2009 using 15% DMSO as a cryoprotectant.

The time required to regrow this culture, prior shipping, is approximately 24 days. If interested, please contact the CCMP for the cryopreservation methods (freezing and/or thawing protocols).

Note that aquaculture strains are always maintained as actively growing cultures, even if also cryogenically stored. Therefore, aquaculture strains (see aquaculture express ordering on the CCMP home page) can be shipped immediately upon request.

Q:       We would like to order CCMP1314, only if it is axenic, as wewould like to perform some mixotrophic experiments.  In your website, it is described as axenic, can you confirm this information ?

A:       Any strain listed as axenic is tested annually to assure that it remains axenic. The last time that this strain was tested was in March. To test if a strain is axenic we put some into media that enriched with organics that feed bacteria. I have included links to the recipe. If there is no growth in either medium after 3 weeks the organism is considered axenic. I am not sure what you mean by how long does it last. Do you mean the strain or the axenicity? We do not normally do additional testing test prior to shipment.             

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