Acremonium diospyri (Crandall) Gams, anamorph (ATCC® 9066)

Strain Designations: 71678 [CBS 131.51, CBS 560.89, DSM 2939, IFO 6118, IZ 221]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

Deposited As Cephalosporium diospyri Crandall, anamorph
Strain Designations 71678 [CBS 131.51, CBS 560.89, DSM 2939, IFO 6118, IZ 221]
Application
produces carotenoids
produces glucan
produces riboflavin vitamin B2
produces exocellular glucan
Biosafety Level 1

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Type Strain yes RefCrandall BS. A new species of Cephalosporium causing persimmon wilt. Mycologia 37: 495-498, 1945.
Preceptrol® no
Medium ATCC® Medium 336: Potato dextrose agar (PDA)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24.0°C
Name of Depositor FF Lombard
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--FF Lombard<<--(<<--- J.A. Stevenson<<---B.S. Crandall)
Isolation
wilt of persimmon, Diospyros virginiana, Tennessee
References

Seviour RJ, Hensgen K. Exocellular glucan production by Acremonium diospyri. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 16: 343-347, 1983.

Crandall BS. A new species of Cephalosporium causing persimmon wilt. Mycologia 37: 495-498, 1945.

Deed A, et al. Production of carotenoids by protoplasts of the fungus Acremonium diospyri. Enzyme Microb. Technol. 12: 940-944, 1990.

Wood P, Seviour RJ. Exopolysaccharide production by Acremonium diospyri in continuous culture. World J. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 10: 14-16, 1994.

Seviour RJ, Codner RC. Effect of light on carotenoid and riboflavin production by the fungus Cephalosporium diospyri. J. Gen. Microbiol. 77: 403-415, 1973.

type strain

Crandall BS. A new species of Cephalosporium causing persimmon wilt. Mycologia 37: 495-498, 1945.