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Coniophora puteana (Fries) Karsten, teleomorph (ATCC® 36336)

Strain Designations: 15 [DSM 3085, EMPA 62, Eberswalde 15, FPRL 11R]  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Fungi, Dikarya, Basidiomycota, Agaricomycotina, Agaricomycetes, Agaricomycetidae, Boletales, Coniophoraceae, Coniophora
Strain Designations 15 [DSM 3085, EMPA 62, Eberswalde 15, FPRL 11R]
fungus resistance testing
produces cellobiohydrolases I and II
produces cellobiose dehydrogenase
testing wood preservatives
testing of wood preservatives
produces xylanolytic enzymes
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
Medium ATCC® Medium 336: Potato dextrose agar (PDA)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26.0°C
Name of Depositor H Willeitner
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--H Willeitner<<--J. Liese

Schmidhalter DR, Canevascini G. Purification and characterization of two exo-cellobiohydrolases from the brown-rot fungus Coniophora puteana (Schum ex Fr) Karst. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 300: 551-558, 1993. PubMed: 8434936

Schmidhalter DR, Canevascini G. Isolation and characterization of the cellobiose dehydrogenase from the brown-rot fungus Coniophora puteana (Schum ex Fr.) Karst. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 300: 559-563, 1993. PubMed: 8434937

AWPA Standard method of testing wood preservatives by laboratory soil-block cultures. Birmingham, AL: American Wood-Preservers' Association; AWPA E10-06, 2006

Schmidt O, et al. Concurrent yield of mycelium and xylanolytic enzymes from extracts of steamed birchwood, oat husks, and wheat straw. Holzforschung 33: 192-196, 1979.

Liese VW, Schmidt O. Inhibitor tolerance and growth behaviour of some wood destroying basidiomycetes in the ring dish test. Mater. Org. 11: 97-108, 1976.

Standard accelerated laboratory method for testing the efficacy of preservatives against wood decay fungi using compression strength. Birmingham, AL: American Wood-Preservers' Association; AWPA E22-06, 2006

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  • 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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