Monascus purpureus Went, teleomorph (ATCC® 16365)

Strain Designations: CBS 109.07 [ATCC 16426, IFO 4513, IMI 210765, NRRL 1596]  /  Product Format: frozen

Strain Designations CBS 109.07 [ATCC 16426, IFO 4513, IMI 210765, NRRL 1596]
Application
produces citrinin antimycin
produces red pigment
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Type Strain yes
Preceptrol® no
Comments Genome sequencing strain (the Joint Genome Institute at the Department of Energy, USA)
Medium Medium 200: YM agar or YM broth
Medium 325: Malt extract agar (Blakeslee's formula)
Medium 336: Potato dextrose agar (PDA)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 25°C to 30°C
Atmosphere: Typical aerobic
Name of Depositor CBS
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- CBS <-- F Went
Isolation
Ang-quac, fermented rice grain, Java
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M83260 Monascus purpureus 18S ribosomal RNA.

References

Shepard D, Carels MS. Red pigment production. US Patent 4,145,254 dated Mar 20 1979

Ohno S, et al. Process for the production of Monascus-pigment. US Patent 4,442,209 dated Apr 10 1984

. . Ann. Sci. Nat. Bot., 8th ser. 1: 1, 1895.

Blanc PJ, et al. Production of citrinin by various species of Monascus. Biotechnol. Lett. 17: 291-294, 1995.