Aspergillus niger van Tieghem (ATCC® 46951)

Strain Designations: 350  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Deposited As Aspergillus niger van Tieghem, anamorph
Strain Designations 350
produces citric acid citrate
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 323: Malt agar medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24.0°C
Name of Depositor A Das
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--A Das<<--P. Roy
soil, India
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U18553 acid phophatase gene SR aphA

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M23540 Aspergillus niger phosphate-repressible acid phosphatase gene,

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U18554 Aspergillus niger ATCC 46951 acid phosphatase (aphA) gene, partial


Mullaney EJ, et al. The Aspergillus niger (ficuum) aphA gene encodes a pH 6.0-optimum acid phosphatase. Gene 162: 117-121, 1995. PubMed: 7557398

Das A, Roy P. Rapid strain selection for citric acid production. Adv. Biotechnol. 1: 51-55, 1980.

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