Trametes versicolor (Linnaeus : Fries) Lloyd, teleomorph (ATCC® 20869)

Strain Designations: PAP 52 [52J, 52P, BRIM 186, PRIC 52]  /  Product Format: frozen

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Deposited As Coriolus versicolor (Linnaeus) Fries, teleomorph
Strain Designations PAP 52 [52J, 52P, BRIM 186, PRIC 52]
produces cellobiose dehydrogenase
produces laccase
produces manganese peroxidase
bleaches hardwood kraft pulp
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
Type Strain no
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain


Genome sequencing strain (Concordia University, Canada).
Medium ATCC® Medium 336: Potato dextrose agar (PDA)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24.0°C
Sequenced Data
No DNA sequencing was performed in house on this product.
Name of Depositor Pulp and Paper Research Institute of Canada
U.S. Patent Number
U.S. Patent
Disclosure This material is cited in a US or other Patent and may not be used to infringe the claims. Depending on the wishes of the Depositor, ATCC may be required to inform the Patent Depositor of the party to which the material was furnished.
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Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF029668 cellobiose dehydrogenase (cdh) gene, complete coding sequence


Kirkpatrick N, et al. Biological bleaching of hardwood kraft pulp using Trametes (Coriolus) versicolor immobilized in polyurethane foam. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 33: 105-108, 1990.

Archibald FS, et al. Direct biological bleaching of hardwood kraft pulp with the fungus Coriolus versicolor. US Patent 4,830,708 dated May 16 1989

Paice MG, et al. Manganese peroxidase, produced by Trametes versicolor during pulp bleaching, demethylates and delignifies kraft pulp. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 59: 260-265, 1993.

Addleman K, Archibald F. Kraft pulp bleaching and delignification by dikaryons and monokaryons of Trametes versicolor. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 59: 266-273, 1993.

Bourbonnais R, Paice MG. Oxidation of non-phenolic substrates. An expanded role for laccase in lignin biodegradation. FEBS Lett. 267: 99-102, 1990. PubMed: 2365094

Archibald F, Roy B. Production of manganic chelates by laccase from the lignin-degrading fungus Trametes (Coriolus) versicolor. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 58: 1496-1499, 1992. PubMed: 1622216

Reid ID, Paice MG. Effect of residual lignin type and amount on bleaching of kraft pulp of Trametes versicolor. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 60: 1395-1400, 1994.

Dumonceaux TJ, et al. Cloning and sequencing of a gene encoding cellobiose dehydrogenase from Trametes versicolor. Gene 210: 211-219, 1998. PubMed: 9573367

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • 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.
  • 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.
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