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
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).
Medium ATCC® Medium 336: Potato dextrose agar (PDA)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 20.0-25.0°C
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


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.

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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