Beauveria bassiana (Balsamo) Vuillemin (ATCC® MYA-4886)

Strain Designations: ARSEF 2860  /  Product Format: frozen

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Strain Designations ARSEF 2860
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 no
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain


Insect pathogenic fungi
Genome sequencing strain (Zhejiang University, China)
Mitochondrial genome sequenced (Guangdong Forest Institute, Forest Protection, China)
Morphology On YM medium at 25°C after 13 days, mycelium White to dingy white, dense powdery texture. Conidia globose to subglobose, smooth, 2-4 µm X 2-3 µm. 
Medium ATCC® Medium 200: YM agar or YM broth
ATCC® Medium 334: Oatmeal 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



D1D2 region of the 28S ribosomal RNA gene


Morphology On YM medium at 25°C after 13 days, mycelium White to dingy white, dense powdery texture. Conidia globose to subglobose, smooth, 2-4 µm X 2-3 µm. 
Name of Depositor RA Humber
Special Collection ATCC
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- RA Humber <-- MG Feng
Diuraphis noxia (Hemiptere: Aphididae), Parma, Idaho, USA.
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : JQ906772 ITS including 5.8S rRNA gene

Nucleotide (GenBank) : JQ906767 D1/D2 region of 28S rRNA gene

Nucleotide (GenBank) : ADAH00000000 Beauveria bassiana ARSEF 2860, whole genome shotgun sequencing project

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