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What are choanoflagellates?
- Bacterial scaffolds from the M. brevicollis genome project (presumably from the feeder bacterium Flavobacterium sp.)
We are in the process of making our published cDNA libraries available here: http://www.addgene.org/Nicole_King
Getting started with choanoflagellates
Look here for links to formatted protocols published in the CSHLProtocols volumes on Emerging Model Organisms: CSHL
Order strains from the Protozoa and Algae division of ATCC.org:
- Monosiga brevicollis (ATCC 50154)
- Monosiga brevicollis MX1, the strain sequenced for the genome project (ATCC PRA-258)
- Monosiga ovata (ATCC 50635)
- Salpingoeca rosetta (formerly known as Proterospongia sp. — ATCC 50818)
- Salpingoeca rosetta Px1, the strain sequenced for the genome project (ATCC PRA-366)
Prepare culture media using this protocol.
Start your cultures using this protocol.
Maintain/passage your cultures using this protocol.
Freeze down your cultures using this protocol.