Rhizopus oryzae Went et Prinsen Geerligs (ATCC® 34612)

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Deposited As Rhizopus delemar (Boidin) Wehmer et Hanzawa, teleomorph
produces C-lipase
produces amylase, alpha 1A; salivary Amylase, salivary, alpha-1A
produces ethyl alcohol ethanol
produces fumaric acid
produces glucoamylase
produces lactic acid lactate
produces lipase
produces lactic and fumaric acid, ethanol, alpha-amylase, and glucoamylase from cassava
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
Type Strain no
Preceptrol® no
cDNA encoding lipase
stimulation of lipase production by glycerol
genomic library
Medium ATCC® Medium 325: Malt extract agar (Blakeslee's formula)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24.0°C
Name of Depositor M Iwai
root of Brassica pekinensis, Japan
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M38352 Rhizopus delemar carboxyl ester hydrolase mRNA, complete cds.


Pabai F, et al. Interesterification of butter fat by partially purified extracellular lipases from Pseudomonas putida, Aspergillus niger and Rhizopus oryzae. World J. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 11: 669-677, 1995.

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. . Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 41: 330-336, 1994.

Haas MJ, et al. Cloning, expression, and characterization of a cDNA encoding a lipase from Rhizopus delemar. Gene 109: 107-113, 1991. PubMed: 1756969

Iwai M, Tsujisaka Y. Interconversion of two lipases from Rhizopus delemar. Agric. Biol. Chem. 38: 1249-1254, 1974.

Iwai M, et al. Synthesis of terpene alcohol esters by lipase. Agric. Biol. Chem. 44: 2731-2732, 1980.

Haas MJ, Bailey DG. Glycerol as a carbon source for lipase production by the fungus Rhizopus delemar. Food Biotechnol. 7: 49-73, 1993.

Soccol CR, et al. Production of L-lactic acid by Rhizopus species. World J. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 10: 433-435, 1994.

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