Lichtheimia corymbifera (Cohn) Vuillemin (ATCC® 46771)

Strain Designations: NRRL 2981 [CBS 429.75]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Deposited As Absidia corymbifera (Cohn) Saccardo et Trotter
Classification Mucorales, Lichtheimiaceae
Strain Designations NRRL 2981 [CBS 429.75]
Application
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
Mating Type minus
Comments
Virulence
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 NRRL
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- NRRL <-- J.J. Curtis
Isolation
Soil, Afghanistan
References

Ellis JJ, Hesseltine CW. Species of Absidia with ovoid sporangiospores. II. Sabouraudia 5: 59-77, 1966. PubMed: 5963263

Kitz DJ, et al. Comparative virulence of Absidia corymbifera strains in mice. Infect. Immun. 33: 395-400, 1981. PubMed: 7275309

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

Garcia-Hermoso D, et al. Molecular and phenotypic evaluation of Lichtheimia corymbifera (formerly Absidia corymbifera) complex isolates associated with human mucormycosis: rehabilitation of L. ramosa. J Clin Microbiol 47: 3862-3870, 2009. PubMed: 19759217

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