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MRA-732   Plasmodium falciparum, Strain FCR-8/West African
(Parasitic Protozoa)
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Organism: Plasmodium falciparum
Designations: Plasmodium falciparum, Strain FCR-8/West African
Biosafety Level: 2
Availability Status: In Stock
Store at: Liquid nitrogen vapor phase
Contributor: W Trager
Quantity limit per order for this item is 1. This item can be ordered once a year. Orders over this limit will be sent to NIAID for approval before shipment.

The source culture is ATCC 50028. The strain is chloroquine sensitive.

Nguyen-Dinh, P. and W. Trager. "Plasmodium falciparum in vitro: Determination of Chloroquine Sensitivity of Three New Strains by a Modified 48-Hour Test." Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 29 (1980): 339-342. PubMed: 6992605.
Trager, W. and J. B. Jensen. "Human Malaria Parasites in Continuous Culture." Science 193 (1976): 673-675. PubMed: 781840.
Butcher, G. A. "A Comparison of Static Thin Layer and Suspension Cultures for the Maintenance in vitro of Plasmodium falciparum." Ann. Trop. Med. Parasitol. 75 (1981): 7-17. PubMed: 7023403.
Jensen, J. B., et al. "Plasmodium falciparum: Continuous Cultivation in a Semiautomated Apparatus." Exp. Parasitol. 48 (1979): 36-41. PubMed: 378679.
Butcher, G. A. "A Simple Automated Device for the Maintenance of Plasmodium falciparum in Suspension Culture." Ann. Trop. Med. Parasitol. 75 (1981): 111-113. PubMed: 7023400.
Citations: Acknowledgment for publications should read "The following reagent was obtained through BEI Resources, NIAID, NIH: Plasmodium falciparum, Strain FCR-8/West African, MRA-732, contributed by W. Trager."
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