Rhizopus oligosporus Saito (ATCC® 48010)

Strain Designations: NRRL 6203 [CBS 339.62, NRRL A-9848, Scholer M 226, VKM F1415]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Deposited As Rhizopus oligosporus Saito, teleomorph
Strain Designations NRRL 6203 [CBS 339.62, NRRL A-9848, Scholer M 226, VKM F1415]
degrades cassava
produces lactic acid lactate
produces tempeh
produces fumaric and lactic acids from cassava
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 NRRL
tempeh, Indonesia

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

Hesseltine CW, et al. Investigations of tempeh, an Indonesian food. Dev. Ind. Microbiol. 4: 275-287, 1963.

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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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