Trichophyton tonsurans Malmsten (ATCC® MYA-4606)

Strain Designations: CBS 127.97  /  Product Format: frozen

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Deposited As Trichophyton tonsurans Malmsten
Strain Designations CBS 127.97
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
Genome Sequenced Strain


The strain is also known as Trichophyton equinum var. equinum.
Genome sequencing strain (as Trichophyton equinum by Broad Institute, USA).
Medium ATCC® Medium 323: Malt agar medium
ATCC® Medium 324: Malt extract agar
ATCC® Medium 336: Potato dextrose agar (PDA)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24°C to 26°C
Atmosphere: Typical aerobic
Sequenced Data
18S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; internal transcribed spacer 1, 5.8S ribosomal RNA gene, and internal transcribed spacer 2, complete sequence; and 28S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence


Name of Depositor CBS
Special Collection ATCC
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- CBS <-- E Tunnela
Man in onychomycosis and tinea manuum, Finland.
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : ABWI00000000 Trichophyton equinum CBS 127.97, whole genome shotgun sequencing project


Achterman RR, et al. Sequenced dermatophyte strains: Growth rate, conidiation, drug susceptibilities, and virulence in an invertebrate model. Fungal Genet. Biol. 48(3): 335–341, 2011. PubMed: 21145410

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