Exophiala dermatitidis (Kano) de Hoog (ATCC® MYA-889)

Strain Designations: WdChs1deltaWdChs2deltaWdChs3delta-2  /  Product Format: frozen

Deposited As Wangiella dermatitidis (Kano) McGinnis
Strain Designations WdChs1deltaWdChs2deltaWdChs3delta-2
resistant to bleomycin
resistant to hygromycin B
resistant to sulfonyl urea
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 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
Medium ATCC® Medium 1245: YEPD
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Name of Depositor PJ Szaniszlo
Special Collection NCRR Contract
mutant derived from ATCC 34100 by disruption of WdCHS1, WdCHS2, and WdCHS3

Wang Z, et al. WdChs4p, a homolog of chitin synthase 3 in Saccharomyces cerevisiae, alone cannot support growth of Wangiella (Exophiala) dermatitidis at the temperature of infection. Infect. Immun. 67: 6619-6630, 1999. PubMed: 10569783

Paul J Szaniszlo, personal communication