wanted Amoeba

Dennis Goode GOODE at ZOOL.UMD.EDU
Mon Dec 4 14:43:00 EST 1995


As far as I know, no one successfully cultures Pelomyxa long term in 
the lab.  We can collect it from a pond locally in Maryland, but it 
is a lot of work for a few (admittedly huge) specimens.
If you or someone from your lab is in the Wash. DC area, I could 
take you to our "secret" site.

Dennis Goode
Dept of Zoology
University of Maryland

> To:           
  protista at net.bio.net > From:           hosoi-hma at umin.u-tokyo.ac.jp
> Subject:        wanted Amoeba
> Date sent:      Tue, 17 Oct 1995 03:27:47 GMT

>   I am looking for some amoeba, Pelomyxa spp. for the electron
> microscopic observations.  Don't you have some stock cultures of these
> amoebas.
> If there is the person who can kindly give to us, please inform to
> me by e-mail.
> Mitsuteru Hosoi
>  Kasumi-1-2-3, Minami-ku, Hiroshima Japan
> Hiroshima Univ. School of Dentistry,
> mhosoi at ue.ipc.hiroshima-u.ac.jp  or
> hosoi-hma at umin.u-tokyo.ac.jp

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