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MRA-354   Plasmodium falciparum, Strain Uganda Palo Alto (Roche)
(Parasitic Protozoa)
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Organism: Plasmodium falciparum
Designations: Plasmodium falciparum, Strain Uganda Palo Alto (Roche)
Biosafety Level: 2
Availability Status: In Stock
Store at: Liquid nitrogen vapor phase
Contributor: WE Collins
This catalog item can be shipped to domestic locations within the United States only. International shipments are not available at this time. Quantity limit per order for this item is 1. This item can be ordered twice a year. Orders over this limit will be sent to NIAID for approval before shipment.

Plasmodium falciparum, strain Uganda Palo Alto (Roche) was isolated from a human patient and established at Stanford University. This strain no longer produces infective gametocytes. It can be used for in vivo amplification. Stock was amplified in Saimiri boliviensis and is also infectious to Aotus spp.

Geiman, Q. M. and M. J. Meagher. "Susceptibility of a New World Monkey to Plasmodium falciparum from Man." Nature 215 (1967): 437-439. PubMed: 4964555.
Collins, W. E., et al. "Selection of Different Strains of Plasmodium falciparum for Testing Blood-Stage Vaccines in Aotus nancymai Monkeys." Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 51 (1994): 224-232. PubMed: 8074257.
Collins, W. E., et al. "Efficacy of Vaccines Containing Rhoptry-Associated Proteins RAP1 and RAP2 of Plasmodium falciparum in Saimiri boliviensis Monkeys." Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 62 (2000): 466-479. PubMed: 11220762.
Citations: Acknowledgment for publications should read "The following reagent was obtained through BEI Resources, NIAID, NIH: Plasmodium falciparum, Strain Uganda Palo Alto (Roche), MRA-354, contributed by W. E. Collins."
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