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Aspergillus niger van Tieghem (ATCC® 22343)

Strain Designations: NRRL 3122  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

Permits and Restrictions

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Strain Designations NRRL 3122
Produces amylase, alpha 1A; salivary Amylase, salivary, alpha-1A
Produces ethyl alcohol ethanol
Produces glucamylase
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 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® no
RFLPs in mitochondrial DNA
Carries dsRNA mycovirus
Sequenced Data
18S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; internal transcribed spacer 1, 5.8S ribosomal RNA gene, and internal transcribed spacer 2, complete sequence; and 28S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence


D1D2 region of the 28S ribosomal RNA gene


Name of Depositor NRRL
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- NRRL <-- J. van Lanen <-- H. Ono
Induced mutant

Rousset S, Schlich P. Amylase production in submerged culture using principal component analysis. J. Ferment. Bioeng. 68: 339-343, 1989.

Van Lanen JM, Smith MB. Process for producing glucamylase and an alcohol product. US Patent 3,418,211 dated Dec 24 1968

Varga J, et al. Double-stranded RNA mycoviruses in section Nigri of the Aspergillus genus. Can. J. Microbiol. 40: 325-329, 1994. PubMed: 8039055

Varga J, et al. Restriction fragment length polymorphisms in the mitochondrial DNAs of the Aspergillus niger aggregate. Mycol. Res. 97: 1207-1212, 1993.

Park YK, Lima DC. Continuous conversion of starch to glucose by an amyloglucosidase-resin complex. J. Food Sci. 38: 358-359, 1973.

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

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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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