Alternaria arborescens Simmons (ATCC® 204491)

Strain Designations: EGS 39-128 [AS27-31z]  /  Product Format: frozen

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Strain Designations EGS 39-128 [AS27-31z]
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
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


Genome sequencing strain (Department of Plant Pathology, The Ohio State University, USA)
Medium ATCC® Medium 312: Czapek's 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 EG Simmons
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- EG Simmons <-- Univ. California at Davis
Lesion on tomato stem, Lycopersicon esculentum, California
Cross References

Complete Genome (GenBank) : AIIC00000000 Alternaria arborescens EGS 39-128, whole genome shotgun sequencing project


Simmons EG. Alternaria themes and variations (236-243), host-specific toxin producers. Mycotaxon 70: 325-369, 1999.

Hu J, et al. Genomic characterization of the conditionally dispensable chromosome in Alternaria arborescens provides evidence for horizontal gene transfer. BMC Genomics 13: 171, 2012. PubMed: 22559316

Woudenberg JH, et al. Alternaria redefined. Stud. Mycol. 75: 171-212, 2013. PubMed: 24014900

Andrew M, Peever TL, Pryor BM. An expanded multilocus phylogeny does not resolve morphological species within the small-spored Alternaria species complex. Mycologia 101: 95-109, 2009. PubMed: 19271672

Peever TL, et al. Molecular systematics of citrus-associated Alternaria species. Mycologia 96: 119-134, 2004. PubMed: 21148834

Pryor BM, Bigelow DM. Molecular characterization of Embellisia and Nimbya species and their relationship to Alternaria, Ulocladium and Stemphylium. Mycologia 95: 1141-1154, 2003. PubMed: 21149017

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • 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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