Trichoderma reesei Simmons (ATCC® 26921)

Strain Designations: QM 9414 [3019, CBS 392.92, T.V. B118]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Deposited As Trichoderma viride Persoon : Fries, anamorph
Strain Designations QM 9414 [3019, CBS 392.92, T.V. B118]
Produces 17 beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase Estradiol 17-beta-dehydrogenase-1, Hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase 17 beta, type 1, hydroxysteroid 17-beta dehydrogenase 1
Produces 20 beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase
Produces acetylesterase acetyl esterase
Produces alpha-1,2-glucuronidase
Produces alpha-L-arabinofuranosidase alpha-1,3-arabinosidase
Produces endoglucanase
Produces endoglucanase III EIII
Produces endoglucanase-cellobiohydrolase complex
Produces exo-1,4-beta-D-xylosidase beta-xylosidase
Produces exo-cellobiohydrolase avicelase, endoglucanase I
Produces glucosidase, beta; acid Glucosidase, beta, acid, glucocerebrosidase
Produces hydrolase
Produces mannan endo-1,4-beta-mannosidase beta-mannanase, mannanase
Produces paracelsin
Transformation host
Produces extracellular hydrolases
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 no
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain


Produces 1.5-2.0 times more cellulase on cellulose medium than ATCC 24449
EIII core protein of endoglucanase
Ethanol- and polyene-sensitive
Mitochondrial genome sequenced strain (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil).
Genome sequencing strain (the Joint Genome Institute at the Department of Energy, USA).
Sequenced Data
No DNA sequencing was performed in house on this product.
Name of Depositor QM
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- QM <-- M Mandels 3019
Mutant of ATCC 24449, QM 9123
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M81127 Trichoderma reesei TR1 promoter.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X70232 T. reesei cbh2 gene (promoter region).

Nucleotide (GenBank) : D63514 creA gene for DNA-binding protein, complete coding sequence


Sprey B, Lambert C. Heterogeneity of cellulase complexes from Trichoderma reesei: a preparative isoelectric focusing study of some extracellular hydrolases. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 23: 227-232, 1984.

Stahlberg J, et al. A binding-site-deficient, catalytically active, core protein of endoglucanase III from the culture filtrate of Trichoderma reesei. Eur. J. Biochem. 173: 179-183, 1988. PubMed: 3356188

Mach RL, et al. Transformation of Trichoderma reesei based on hygromycin B resistance using homologous expression signals. Curr. Genet. 25: 567-570, 1994. PubMed: 8082210

Haab D, et al. Protein hypersecretory Trichoderma reesei mutant RUT C-30 displays increased ethanol and polyene resistance. J. Biotechnol. 29: 97-108, 1993.

Lanisnik T, et al. Fungal 17 beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 78: 49-52, 1992. PubMed: 1334892

Dominguez JM, et al. Spontaneous aggregation of endoglucanase 1 from Trichoderma reesei QM 9414. Biotechnol. Appl. Biochem. 15: 236-246, 1992.

Takashima S, et al. Cloning of a gene encoding a putative carbon catabolite repressor from Trichoderma reesei. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 60: 173-176, 1996. PubMed: 8824842

Rogalski J, et al. Affinity chromatography of 1 4-beta glucosidase from Trichoderma reesei QM 9414. Acta Biotechnol. 11: 485-494, 1991.

Messner R, Kubicek CP. Evidence for a single specific beta glucosidase in cell walls from Trichoderma reesei QM9414. Enzyme Microb. Technol. 12: 685-690, 1990.

Estrada P, et al. Kinetic mechanism of beta-glucosidase from Trichoderma reesei QM 9414. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1033: 298-304, 1990. PubMed: 2107875

Sprey B, Bochem HP. Formation of cross-fractures in cellulose microfibril structure by an endoglucanase-cellobiohydrolase complex from Trichoderma reesei. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 106: 239-243, 1993. PubMed: 8454189

Bruckner H, Graf H. Paracelsin, a peptide antibiotic containing alpha-aminoisobutyric acid, isolated from Trichoderma reesei Simmons. Part A. Experientia 39: 528-530, 1983. PubMed: 6406260

Przybylski M, et al. Elucidation of structure and microheterogeneity of the polypeptide antibiotics paracelsin and trichotoxin A-50 by fast atom bombardment mass spectrometry in combination with selective in situ hydrolysis. Biomed. Mass Spectrom. 11: 569-582, 1984.

Poutanen K, et al. The hemicellulolytic activities of Trichoderma reesei. Proc. 4th Eur. Congr. Biotechnol. 2: 90, 1987.

Sternberg D. A method for increasing cellulase production by Trichoderma viride. Biotechnol. Bioeng. 18: 1751-1760, 1976.

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