Aspergillus niger van Tieghem (ATCC® 11414)

Strain Designations: A-1-233 [72-4, A60, IMI 75353, NRRL 2270, VTT D-77050]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Deposited As Aspergillus niger van Tieghem, anamorph
Strain Designations A-1-233 [72-4, A60, IMI 75353, NRRL 2270, VTT D-77050]
degrades apple pomace
produces 6-phosphofructo-2-kinase
produces ATP citrate lyase
produces aconitic hydrase
produces carnitine acetyltransferase
produces citric acid citrate
produces polygalacturonase endopolygalacturonase, pectinase
transformation host
produces citric acid from apple pomace
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
Genome Sequenced Strain


Lipid biosynthesis
RFLPs in mitochondrial DNA
Genome sequencing strain (the Joint Genome Institute at the Department of Energy, USA).
Medium ATCC® Medium 336: Potato dextrose agar (PDA)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24.0°C
Sequenced Data
No DNA sequencing was performed in house on this product.
Name of Depositor SM Martin
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--SM Martin<<--Wisconsin 72-4 <<--- Shu
derived from ATCC 1015
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U07184 Aspergillus niger ATCC 11414 trehalose-6-phosphate synthase subunit


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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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