Aspergillus aculeatus Iizuka (ATCC® 16872)

Strain Designations: WB 5094 [CBS 172.66, IMI 211388]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Deposited As Aspergillus aculeatus Iizuka
Strain Designations WB 5094 [CBS 172.66, IMI 211388]
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
Genome Sequenced Strain


Predominantly sclerotial.
Genome sequencing strain (the Joint Genome Institute at the Department of Energy, USA).
Name of Depositor KB Raper, DI Fennell
Tropical soil
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : MRCK00000000 Aspergillus aculeatus ATCC 16872, whole genome shotgun sequencing project


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Hubka V, Kolarik M. ╬▓-tubulin paralogue tubC is frequently misidentified as the benA gene in Aspergillus section Nigri taxonomy: primer specificity testing and taxonomic consequences. Persoonia 29: 1-10, 2012. PubMed: 23606761

Andersen MR, et al. Comparative genomics of citric-acid-producing Aspergillus niger ATCC 1015 versus enzyme-producing CBS 513.88. Genome Res. 21: 885-897, 2011. PubMed: 21543515

Houbraken J, Samson RA. Phylogeny of Penicillium and the segregation of Trichocomaceae into three Families. Stud Mycol 70: 1-51, 2011. PubMed: 22308045

Peterson SW. Phylogenetic analysis of Aspergillus species using DNA sequences from four loci. Mycologia 100: 205-226, 2008. PubMed: 18595197

Perrone G, et al. Ochratoxin A production and amplified fragment length polymorphism analysis of Aspergillus carbonarius, Aspergillus tubingensis, and Aspergillus niger strains isolated from grapes in Italy. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 72: 680-685, 2006. PubMed: 16391107

Yokoyama K, et al. Identification, classification and phylogeny of the Aspergillus section Nigri inferred from mitochondrial cytochrome b gene. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 200: 241-246, 2001. PubMed: 11425482

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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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