Epichloe bromicola Leuchtmann et Schardl (ATCC® 200750)

Strain Designations: 502/9338 [9338, E502]  /  Product Format: frozen

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Strain Designations 502/9338 [9338, E502]
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


Mating Type mating population VI, mating type 2
Genome sequencing strain (University of Kentucky, USA)
Medium ATCC® Medium 336: Potato dextrose agar (PDA)
ATCC® Medium 337: Potato, dextrose, yeast agar (PDY)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 19°C to 21°C
Atmosphere: Typical aerobic
Name of Depositor CL Schardl
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- CL Schardl <-- A. Leuchtmann
Bromus erectus, Switzerland
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : JFHA00000000 Epichloe bromicola ATCC 200750, whole genome shotgun sequencing project


Schardl CL, et al. Currencies of mutualisms: sources of alkaloid genes in vertically transmitted epichloae. Toxins 5: 1064-1088, 2013. PubMed: 23744053

Craven KD, et al. Multigene phylogeny of Epichloe species, fungal symbionts of grasses. Ann Mo Bot Gard 88: 14-34, 2001.

Leuchtmann A, Schardl CL. Mating compatibility and phylogenetic relationships among two new species of Epichloe and other congeneric European species. Mycol. Res. 102: 1169-1182, 1998.

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

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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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