Acremonium chrysogenum (Thirumalachar et Sukapure) Gams (ATCC® 46117)

Strain Designations: W53253  /  Product Format: frozen

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Deposited As Cephalosporium acremonium Corda, anamorph
Strain Designations W53253
produces cephalosporin C
produces cephalosporins
produces deacetoxycephalosporin C
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 frozen
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Type Strain no
Preceptrol® no
Medium ATCC® Medium 336: Potato dextrose agar (PDA)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24.0°C
Name of Depositor MT Kuenzi
mutant derived from IMI 49137

Herold T, et al. Cephalosporin C production in a stirred tank reactor. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 29: 168-173, 1988.

Zhou W, et al. Cephalosporin C production by a highly productive Cephalosporium acremonium strain in an airlift tower loop reactor with static mixers. J. Biotechnol. 28: 165-177, 1993. PubMed: 7763560

Kuenzi MT. Regulation of cephalosporin synthesis in Cephalosporium acremonium by phosphate and glucose. Arch. Microbiol. 128: 78-83, 1980.

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • 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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