Rhizopus oryzae Went et Prinsen Geerligs (ATCC® 22580)

Strain Designations: IFO 5441 [AHU R-131, IMI 309922]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Deposited As Rhizopus javanicus Takeda, teleomorph
Strain Designations IFO 5441 [AHU R-131, IMI 309922]
produces fumaric acid
produces lactic acid lactate
produces lipase
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
Medium ATCC® Medium 336: Potato dextrose agar (PDA)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24.0°C
Name of Depositor IFO - Institute for Fermentation, Osaka
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--IFO - Institute for Fermentation, Osaka<<--AHU R-131 <<--- Japan Monopoly Corp.
industrial alcohol production, Amylo process

Nakashima T, et al. Cell aggregation as a trigger for enhancement of intracellular lipase production by a Rhizopus species. J. Ferment. Bioeng. 70: 85-89, 1990.

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

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

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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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