Aspergillus brasiliensis Varga et al. (ATCC® 9642-U)

Strain Designations: SN 26 [Australian Mycol. Panel series 26, CBS 246.65, DSM 63263, IFO 6342, IMI 91855, NRRL 3536, NRRL A-5243, QM 386]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Deposited As Aspergillus niger van Tieghem, anamorph
Strain Designations SN 26 [Australian Mycol. Panel series 26, CBS 246.65, DSM 63263, IFO 6342, IMI 91855, NRRL 3536, NRRL A-5243, QM 386]
Application Degrades plastics
Fungus resistance testing for adhesives, airborne equipment, automotive components, cork, electrical insulation, leather, polymers, and varnish
Produces isopullulanase pullulan 4-glucanohydrolase and lactoylglutathione glyoxalase I
Testing wood preservatives
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Type Strain no
Preceptrol® yes
This strain was recently re-named as Aspergillus brasiliensis according to the reference Varga et al. 2007.
Sequenced Data
Not available
Name of Depositor WH Weston
Chain of Custody ATCC <-- WH Weston
Wireless radio equipment, New South Wales, Australia
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AB001940 Aspergillus niger DNA for isopullulanase precursor, complete cds.


Inoue Y, et al. Metabolism of 2-ketoaldehydes in mold: purification and characterization of glyoxalase I from Aspergillus niger. J. Biochem. 102: 583-589, 1987. PubMed: 3123469

Klausmeier RE. Results of the second interlaboratory experiment of biodeterioration of plastics. Int. Biodeterior. Bull. 8: 3-7, 1972.

Sakano Y, et al. Pullulan 4-glucanohydrolase from Aspergillus niger. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 153: 180-187, 1972. PubMed: 4650606

Schmidt E, French DW. Two-day mold testing using a contact agar method. For. Prod. J. 29: 39-42, 1979.

Varga J, et al. Aspergillus brasiliensis sp. nov., a biseriate black Aspergillus species with world-wide distribution. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 57: 1925-1932, 2007.

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