Fusarium graminearum Schwabe (ATCC® MYA-4620)

Alternate State: Gibberella zeae (Schweinitz) Petch, teleomorph  /  Strain Designations: FGSC 9075 [NRRL 31084, PH-1]  /  Product Format: frozen

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Strain Designations FGSC 9075 [NRRL 31084, PH-1]
Alternate State Gibberella zeae (Schweinitz) Petch, teleomorph
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 frozen
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


Plant pathogen causes head blight (scab) in wheat and barley.
Genome sequencing strain (International Gibberella zeae Genomics Consortium / Broad Institute, USA).
Name of Depositor FGSC
Special Collection ATCC
Chain of Custody
Wheat kernels, Michigan, USA.
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : GU327636 ITS including 5.8S rRNA gene

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AACM00000000 Fusarium graminearum PH-1, whole genome shotgun sequencing project


Wang H, et al. A fungal phylogeny based on 82 complete genomes using the composition vector method. BMC Evol. Biol. 9: 195, 2009. PubMed: 19664262

Cuomo CA, et al. The Fusarium graminearum genome reveals a link between localized polymorphism and pathogen specialization. Science 317: 1400-1402, 2007. PubMed: 17823352

Trail F, et al. Physiological and environmental aspects of ascospore discharge in Gibberella zeae (anamorph Fusarium graminearum). Mycologia 94: 181-189, 2002.

Son H, et al. AbaA regulates conidiogenesis in the Ascomycete fungus Fusarium graminearum. PLoS One 8: e72915, 2013. PubMed: 24039821

O'Donnell K, et al. Phylogenetic analyses of RPB1 and RPB2 support a middle Cretaceous origin for a clade comprising all agriculturally and medically important fusaria. Fungal Genet Biol 52: 20-31, 2013. PubMed: 23357352

Al-Reedy RM, et al. Comparative analysis of Fusarium mitochondrial genomes reveals a highly variable region that encodes an exceptionally large open reading frame. Fungal Genet Biol 49: 2-14, 2012. PubMed: 22178648

Merhej J, Richard-Forget F, Barreau C. The pH regulatory factor Pac1 regulates Tri gene expression and trichothecene production in Fusarium graminearum. Fungal Genet Biol 48: 275-284, 2011. PubMed: 21126599

Yli-Mattila T, et al. Fusarium sibiricum sp. nov, a novel type A trichothecene-producing Fusarium from northern Asia closely related to F. sporotrichioides and F. langsethiae. Int J Food Microbiol 147: 58-68, 2011. PubMed: 21459470

Glenn AE, et al. Comparative genomic and phylogenetic investigation of the xenobiotic metabolizing arylamine N-acetyltransferase enzyme family. FEBS Lett 584: 3158-3164, 2010. PubMed: 20621844

Magliano P, et al. Characterization of the Aspergillus nidulans biotin biosynthetic gene cluster and use of the bioDA gene as a new transformation marker. Fungal Genet Biol 48: 20713166, 2010. PubMed: 20713166

Aparecido Cordeiro F, Bertechini Faria C, Parra Barbosa-Tessmann I. Identification of new galactose oxidase genes in Fusarium spp. J Basic Microbiol 50: 527-537, 2010. PubMed: 21077113

Flipphi M, et al. Biodiversity and evolution of primary carbon metabolism in Aspergillus nidulans and other Aspergillus spp. Fungal Genet Biol 46: S19-S44, 2009. PubMed: 19610199

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  • USDA APHIS PPQ Permit 526, plant pathogens permit must be obtained and a copy of the permit must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment. Isolation information for this item is required by USDA. Please check our website or contact Technical Service for assistance. Domestic isolates are easier to obtain than foreign isolates.
  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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