Exophiala spinifera (Nielson et Conant) McGinnis (ATCC® 18218)

Strain Designations: 3342 [CBS 899.68, DSM 1217, NCPF 2358]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Deposited As Phialophora spinifera Nielsen et Conant
Strain Designations 3342 [CBS 899.68, DSM 1217, NCPF 2358]
Biomedical Research and Development Material
Biosafety Level 2

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
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain


Comments Genome sequencing strain (Broad Institute, USA)
Medium ATCC® Medium 200: YM agar or YM broth
ATCC® Medium 312: Czapek's agar
ATCC® Medium 336: Potato dextrose agar (PDA)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24°C to 26°C
Atmosphere: Typical aerobic
Name of Depositor HS Nielsen
Human nasal granuloma
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : JYBY00000000 Exophiala spinifera strain CBS 89968, whole genome shotgun sequencing project


Nielsen HS Jr., Conant NF. A new human pathogenic Phialophora. Sabouraudia 6: 228-231, 1968. PubMed: 5679668

Yamagishi Y, et al. Mitochondrial DNA analysis of Phialophora verrucosa. Mycoses 40: 329-334, 1997. PubMed: 9470416

Vitale RG, de Hoog GS. Molecular diversity, new species and antifungal susceptibilities in the Exophiala spinifera clade. Med Mycol 40: 545-556, 2002. PubMed: 12521118

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  • 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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