In vitro cultivation of an insect Microsporidian Tubulinosema ratisbonensis in mammalian cells.

@article{Franzen2005InVC,
  title={In vitro cultivation of an insect Microsporidian Tubulinosema ratisbonensis in mammalian cells.},
  author={Caspar Franzen and Susanne Fischer and Josef Schroeder and Wilfrid Bleiss and Stephan Schneuwly and Juergen Schoelmerich and Bernd Salzberger},
  journal={The Journal of eukaryotic microbiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={52 4},
  pages={349-55}
}
Tubulinosema ratisbonensis is a microsporidian pathogen of Drosophila melanogaster belonging to the family Tubulinosematidae. The microsporidia in this family mainly cause infections in invertebrate hosts, but two members of this family, Brachiola vesicularum and Brachiola algerae, have been found to cause infections in humans as well. Moreover, B. algerae… CONTINUE READING