Monascus purpureus Went, teleomorph (ATCC® 16365)

Strain Designations: CBS 109.07 [ATCC 16426, IFO 4513, IMI 210765, NRRL 1596]  /  Product Format: frozen

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Strain Designations CBS 109.07 [ATCC 16426, IFO 4513, IMI 210765, NRRL 1596]
produces citrinin antimycin
produces red pigment
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 frozen
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Type Strain yes
Preceptrol® no
Comments Genome sequencing strain (the Joint Genome Institute at the Department of Energy, USA)
Name of Depositor CBS
U.S. Patent Number
U.S. Patent
Disclosure This material is cited in a US or other Patent and may not be used to infringe the claims. Depending on the wishes of the Depositor, ATCC may be required to inform the Patent Depositor of the party to which the material was furnished.
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- CBS <-- F Went
Ang-quac, fermented rice grain, Java
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M83260 Monascus purpureus 18S ribosomal RNA.


Shepard D, Carels MS. Red pigment production. US Patent 4,145,254 dated Mar 20 1979

Ohno S, et al. Process for the production of Monascus-pigment. US Patent 4,442,209 dated Apr 10 1984

. . Ann. Sci. Nat. Bot., 8th ser. 1: 1, 1895.

Blanc PJ, et al. Production of citrinin by various species of Monascus. Biotechnol. Lett. 17: 291-294, 1995.

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