Acremonium alabamense Morgan-Jones, anamorph (ATCC® 38255)

Alternate State: Thielavia terrestris (Apinis) Malloch et Cain, teleomorph  /  Strain Designations: 152 [C.152]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Deposited As Cephalosporium eichhorniae Padwick, anamorph
Strain Designations 152 [C.152]
Alternate State Thielavia terrestris (Apinis) Malloch et Cain, teleomorph
assay of antimicrobial preservatives
degrades catalase
degrades starch
hydrolyzes starch
produces protein
produces single-cell protein SCP
produces: thermophilic glucoamylase
produces: protein from cassava
produces: protein from starch
converts potato processing wastes into single-cell protein
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Type Strain no
Preceptrol® no
This strain is recommended by ATCC for use in the tests described in ASTM Standard Test Method E979-91 where only the taxon is specified.
safety evaluation
growth as spheroplasts
Medium ATCC® Medium 350: Emerson YpSs agar
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 45.0°C
Name of Depositor RE Smith
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--RE Smith<<--A. Reade
soil, Canada

Mikami Y, et al. Factors affecting yield and safety of protein production from cassava by Cephalosporium eichhorniae. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 43: 403-411, 1982.

Stevens CA, Gregory KF. Production of microbial biomass protein from potato processing wastes by Cephalosporium eichhorniae. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 53: 284-291, 1987.

Kuo CY, et al. Subchronic toxicity test for two thermotolerant filamentous fungi used for single cell protein production. Can. J. Comp. Med. 43: 50-58, 1979. PubMed: 570875

Acta Biotechnol. 12: 325-332, 1992.

. . Can. J. Microbiol. 29: 1539-1544, 1983.

Day DF. A thermophilic glucoamylase from Cephalosporium eichhorniae. Curr. Microbiol. 1: 181-184, 1978.

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