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

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 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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