Aspergillus oryzae (Ahlburg) Cohn (ATCC® 10124)

Strain Designations: NRRL 484 [3538, CBS 113.32, DSM 818]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Deposited As Aspergillus flavus Link
Strain Designations NRRL 484 [3538, CBS 113.32, DSM 818]
Application
produces kojic acid
transformation of sesquiterpene lactone costunolide
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
Comments
aflatoxin non-producer
Morphology

After 3-5 days colony spreading quickly, floccose, grayish yellow to olive.  Conidial heads radiate to loosely columnar, vesicles pyriform to subglobose, uniseriate often biseriate, metulae or phialides covering half or more of the surface of the vesicle, conidia smooth to finely roughened, globose to ellipsoidal.

     

Medium ATCC® Medium 336: Potato dextrose agar (PDA)
ATCC® Medium 200: YM agar or YM broth
ATCC® Medium 323: Malt agar medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24°C to 26°C
Atmosphere: Typical aerobic
Sequenced Data
No DNA sequencing was performed in house on this product.
Morphology

After 3-5 days colony spreading quickly, floccose, grayish yellow to olive.  Conidial heads radiate to loosely columnar, vesicles pyriform to subglobose, uniseriate often biseriate, metulae or phialides covering half or more of the surface of the vesicle, conidia smooth to finely roughened, globose to ellipsoidal.

     

Name of Depositor NRRL
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- NRRL <-- C. Thom 3538
References

Schmitt AL, Curtis CR, Bean GA. Electrophoretic comparison of mycelial enzymes from aflatoxin-producing and non-producing strains and Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus. Can J Microbiol. 23: 60-67, 1977.

Ogawa A, et al. Production of kojic acid by membrane-surface liquid culture of Aspergillus oryzae NRRL484. J. Ferment. Bioeng. 80: 41-45, 1995.

Clark AM, Hufford CD. Microbial transformations of the sesquiterpene lactone costunolide. J. Chem. Soc. Perkin Trans. 1979: 3022-3028, 1979.

May OE, et al. The production of kojic acid by Aspergillus flavus. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 53: 774-782, 1931.

Lee CZ, Liou GY, Yuan GF. Comparison of the aflR gene sequences of strains in Aspergillus section Flavi. Microbiology 152: 161-170, 2006. PubMed: 16385126

Nikkuni S, et al. Evolutionary relationships among Aspergillus oryzae and related species based on the sequences of 18S rRNA genes and internal transcribed spacers. J Gen Appl Microbiol 44: 225-230, 1998. PubMed: 12501432

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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