Trametes versicolor (Linnaeus : Fries) Lloyd, teleomorph (ATCC® 20869)

Strain Designations: PAP 52 [52J, 52P, BRIM 186, PRIC 52]  /  Product Format: frozen

Deposited As Coriolus versicolor (Linnaeus) Fries, teleomorph
Strain Designations PAP 52 [52J, 52P, BRIM 186, PRIC 52]
produces cellobiose dehydrogenase
produces laccase
produces manganese peroxidase
bleaches hardwood kraft pulp
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format frozen
Type Strain no
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain


Genome sequencing strain (Concordia University, Canada).
Medium ATCC® Medium 336: Potato dextrose agar (PDA)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24.0°C
Sequenced Data
No DNA sequencing was performed in house on this product.
Name of Depositor Pulp and Paper Research Institute of Canada
rotting elm stump
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF029668 cellobiose dehydrogenase (cdh) gene, complete coding sequence


Kirkpatrick N, et al. Biological bleaching of hardwood kraft pulp using Trametes (Coriolus) versicolor immobilized in polyurethane foam. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 33: 105-108, 1990.

Archibald FS, et al. Direct biological bleaching of hardwood kraft pulp with the fungus Coriolus versicolor. US Patent 4,830,708 dated May 16 1989

Paice MG, et al. Manganese peroxidase, produced by Trametes versicolor during pulp bleaching, demethylates and delignifies kraft pulp. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 59: 260-265, 1993.

Addleman K, Archibald F. Kraft pulp bleaching and delignification by dikaryons and monokaryons of Trametes versicolor. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 59: 266-273, 1993.

Bourbonnais R, Paice MG. Oxidation of non-phenolic substrates. An expanded role for laccase in lignin biodegradation. FEBS Lett. 267: 99-102, 1990. PubMed: 2365094

Archibald F, Roy B. Production of manganic chelates by laccase from the lignin-degrading fungus Trametes (Coriolus) versicolor. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 58: 1496-1499, 1992. PubMed: 1622216

Reid ID, Paice MG. Effect of residual lignin type and amount on bleaching of kraft pulp of Trametes versicolor. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 60: 1395-1400, 1994.

Dumonceaux TJ, et al. Cloning and sequencing of a gene encoding cellobiose dehydrogenase from Trametes versicolor. Gene 210: 211-219, 1998. PubMed: 9573367