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
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
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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  • 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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