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NR-48820  Leishmania tropica, NIH RUP (MHOM/AF/87/RUP)
(Parasitic Protozoa)
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Organism: Leishmania tropica
Designations: NIH RUP (MHOM/AF/87/RUP)
Biosafety Level: 2
Availability Status: In Stock
Store at: -130°C or colder (Note: Do not under any circumstances store vials at temperatures warmer than -70°C. Storage under these conditions will result in the death of the culture.)
Contributor: DL Sacks
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.

Leishmania tropica (L. tropica), strain NIH RUP (MHOM/AF/87/RUP) (also referred to as MHOM/AF/97/RP) was isolated in 1997 from the reactive lesion of a patient with cutaneous leishmaniasis in Afghanistan.

L. tropica, strain NIH RUP (MHOM/AF/87/RUP) has been used to study lipophosphoglycan-mediated midgut attachment in Phlebotomus sergenti and has produced cutaneous lesions in Syrian hamsters.

Each vial of NR-48820 contains approximately 0.5 mL of culture in 10% glycerol.
Citations: Acknowledgment for publications should read "The following reagent was obtained through BEI Resources, NIAID, NIH: Leishmania tropica, Strain NIH RUP (MHOM/AF/87/RUP), NR-48820."
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