Plasmodium vinckei lentum 170L (DE)
Rodent malaria line
P.v. lentum DE. Uncloned line, no mosquito transmission.
Isolate 170L (DE)
Isolate collected in 1966 by I. Landau and colleagues from Thamnomys rutilans in Congo-Brazzaville. Passaged through mice, cryopreserved. Received Edinburgh from R. Killick-Kendrick, Imperial College London, 25.10.71. Passaged three additional times through mice.
UK Biosafety level:
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