Aspergillus niger van Tieghem, anamorph (ATCC® 11414)

Strain Designations: A-1-233 [72-4, A60, IMI 75353, NRRL 2270, VTT D-77050]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Strain Designations A-1-233 [72-4, A60, IMI 75353, NRRL 2270, VTT D-77050]
degrades apple pomace
produces 6-phosphofructo-2-kinase
produces ATP citrate lyase
produces aconitic hydrase
produces carnitine acetyltransferase
produces citric acid citrate
produces polygalacturonase endopolygalacturonase, pectinase
transformation host
produces citric acid from apple pomace
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Type Strain no
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain


Lipid biosynthesis
RFLPs in mitochondrial DNA
Genome sequencing strain (the Joint Genome Institute at the Department of Energy, USA).
Medium ATCC® Medium 336: Potato dextrose agar (PDA)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24.0°C
Sequenced Data
No DNA sequencing was performed in house on this product.
Name of Depositor SM Martin
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--SM Martin<<--Wisconsin 72-4 <<--- Shu
derived from ATCC 1015
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U07184 Aspergillus niger ATCC 11414 trehalose-6-phosphate synthase subunit


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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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