Aspergillus oryzae (Ahlburg) Cohn (ATCC® 56747)

Strain Designations: NRRL 3488 [IMI 283863]  /  Product Format: frozen

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Deposited As Aspergillus oryzae (Ahlburg) Cohn, anamorph
Strain Designations NRRL 3488 [IMI 283863]
degrades corn
produces L-malic acid
produces gluconic acid
produces succinic acid
Degradation of corn for ethanol production
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
Type Strain no
Preceptrol® no
Medium ATCC® Medium 336: Potato dextrose agar (PDA)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24.0°C
Name of Depositor NRRL

Bercovitz A, et al. Localization of pyruvate carboxylase in organic acid-producing Aspergillus strains. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 56: 1594-1597, 1990. PubMed: 2383004

Ziffer J, Iosif MI. Temperature effects in ethanol fermentation high corn media. Biotechnol. Lett. 4: 809-814, 1982.

Ziffer J, Iosif MC. High ethanol yields using Aspergillus oryzae koji and corn media. Biotechnol. Lett. 4: 573-576, 1982.

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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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