Arthrobotrys oligospora Fresenius, anamorph (ATCC® 24927)

Alternate State: Orbilia auricolor (Bloxam ex Berkeley) Saccardo  /  Strain Designations: [CBS 115.81, DSM 1491]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Strain Designations [CBS 115.81, DSM 1491]
Alternate State Orbilia auricolor (Bloxam ex Berkeley) Saccardo
produces carbohydrate-binding protein
produces protease nonstructural protein 3
produces serine protease PII
produces extracellular proteases
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Type Strain no
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain


nematode-induced morphogenesis
trap formation
peptide-induced morphogenesis
interaction with host
Parasitizes Rhizoctonia solani
genome sequencing strain (Yunan University, China; the Joint Genome Institute at the Department of Energy, USA)
Medium ATCC® Medium 307: Cornmeal agar
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24.0°C
Sequenced Data
No DNA sequencing was performed in house on this product.
Name of Depositor B Hertz
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--B Hertz<<--M. Paasuke
soil, Sweden
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X97073 A.oligospora gene encoding lectin.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ001986 Arthrobotrys oligospora 18S ssu ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X94121 A.oligospora cuticle-degrading serine protease gene.


Borrebaeck CA, et al. Isolation and partial characterization of a carbohydrate-binding protein from a nematode-trapping fungus. J. Bacteriol. 159: 53-56, 1984. PubMed: 6539773

Tunlid A, et al. Purification and characterization of an extracellular serine protease from the nematode-trapping fungus Arthrobotrys oligospora. Microbiology 140: 1687-1695, 1994. PubMed: 8075805

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Olsson S, Persson Y. Transfer of phosphorus from Rhizoctonia solani to the mycoparasite Arthrobotrys oligospora. Mycol. Res. 98: 1065-1068, 1994.

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