Strain Information

Name DF5022   View On Wormbase
Species Pelodera strongyloides
GenotypePelodera strongyloides wild isolate.
DescriptionWT strain, Pelodera strongyloides. Isolated in April 1948 from pustules in the skin of a cow with dermatitis in central Illinois (see Levine et al 1950). Gonochoristic. May cause dermatitis in mammals (such as domesticated animals, and, rarely, humans). Grows well at 16-24C on OP50. Dauer larvae are the infective stage and are thermotactic. Freezes easily with C. elegans protocols with 70% viability. Previously called Pelodera strongyloides dermatitica by the CGC.
MutagenNo mutagen
Made byW. Sudhaus
Laboratory DF
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