Lichtheimia blakesleeana (Lendner) Hoffmann et al. (ATCC® 42838)

Strain Designations: CCF 452 [CBS 102.36, IMI 15401, NCTC 4927, NRRL 2696]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Deposited As Absidia blakesleeana Lendner
Classification Mucorales, Lichtheimiaceae
Strain Designations CCF 452 [CBS 102.36, IMI 15401, NCTC 4927, NRRL 2696]
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 (type strain of Absidia cristata)
Preceptrol® no
Medium ATCC® Medium 334: Oatmeal agar
ATCC® Medium 335: Potato carrot agar
ATCC® Medium 336: Potato dextrose agar (PDA)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24°C to 26°C
Atmosphere: Typical aerobic
Name of Depositor CCF
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- CCF <-- H.A. Dade
Isolation
Anthracnose on cassava, Manihot esculenta, Ghana
References

Schwartze VU, et al. Lichtheimia species exhibit differences in virulence potential. PLoS One 7: e40908, 2012. PubMed: 22911715

Alastruey-Izquierdo A, et al. Species recognition and clinical relevance of the zygomycetous genus Lichtheimia (syn. Absidia pro parte, Mycocladus). J Clin Microbiol 48: 2154-2170, 2010. PubMed: 20357218

type strain of Absidia cristata

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