Ajellomyces dermatitidis McDonough et Lewis (ATCC® 18187)

Alternate State: Blastomyces dermatitidis Gilchrist et Stokes, anamorph  /  Strain Designations: B784 (A) [CBS 673.68]  /  Product Format: frozen

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Strain Designations B784 (A) [CBS 673.68]
Alternate State Blastomyces dermatitidis Gilchrist et Stokes, anamorph
Biomedical Research and Development Material
Biosafety Level 3

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 yes
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain


Mating Type A
Genome sequencing strain (The Genome Sequencing Center (GSC) at Washington University, USA)
Medium ATCC® Medium 28: Emmons' modification of Sabouraud's agar
ATCC® Medium 200: YM agar or YM broth
ATCC® Medium 1245: YEPD
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24°C to 26°C
Atmosphere: Typical aerobic
Name of Depositor ES McDonough
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJJV00000000 Blastomyces dermatitidis ATCC 18187, whole genome shotgun sequencing project


McDonough ES, Lewis AL. The ascigerous stage of Blastomyces dermatitidis. Mycologia 60: 76-83, 1968. PubMed: 5644961

Garrison RG, et al. Ultrastructural studies on the cleistothecium of Ajellomyces dermatitidis. Sabouraudia 11: 131-136, 1973. PubMed: 4127194

Garrison RG, Boyd KS. Observations of a naturally-occurring lattice array of ribosomes in ultrathin section of Ajellomyces dermatitidis. Mycopathol. Mycol. Appl. 54: 335-339, 1974. PubMed: 4437590

Untereiner WA, et al. Phylogeny of Ajellomyces, Polytolypa and Spiromastix (Onygenaceae) inferred from rDNA sequence and non-molecular data. Stud Mycol 47: 25-35, 2002.

Peterson SW, Sigler L. Molecular genetic variation in Emmonsia crescens and Emmonsia parva, etiologic agents of adiaspiromycosis, and their phylogenetic relationship to Blastomyces dermatitidis (Ajellomyces dermatitidis) and other systemic fungal pathogens. J Clin Microbiol 36: 2918-2925, 1998. PubMed: 9738044

type strain, mating type A

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