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
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.