Acremonium alabamense Morgan-Jones, anamorph (ATCC® 38255)

Alternate State: Thielavia terrestris (Apinis) Malloch et Cain, teleomorph  /  Strain Designations: 152 [C.152]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Deposited As Cephalosporium eichhorniae Padwick, anamorph
Strain Designations 152 [C.152]
Alternate State Thielavia terrestris (Apinis) Malloch et Cain, teleomorph
assay of antimicrobial preservatives
degrades catalase
degrades starch
hydrolyzes starch
produces protein
produces single-cell protein SCP
produces: thermophilic glucoamylase
produces: protein from cassava
produces: protein from starch
converts potato processing wastes into single-cell protein
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
This strain is recommended by ATCC for use in the tests described in ASTM Standard Test Method E979-91 where only the taxon is specified.
safety evaluation
growth as spheroplasts
Medium ATCC® Medium 350: Emerson YpSs agar
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 45.0°C
Name of Depositor RE Smith
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--RE Smith<<--A. Reade
soil, Canada

Mikami Y, et al. Factors affecting yield and safety of protein production from cassava by Cephalosporium eichhorniae. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 43: 403-411, 1982.

Stevens CA, Gregory KF. Production of microbial biomass protein from potato processing wastes by Cephalosporium eichhorniae. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 53: 284-291, 1987.

Kuo CY, et al. Subchronic toxicity test for two thermotolerant filamentous fungi used for single cell protein production. Can. J. Comp. Med. 43: 50-58, 1979. PubMed: 570875

Acta Biotechnol. 12: 325-332, 1992.

. . Can. J. Microbiol. 29: 1539-1544, 1983.

Day DF. A thermophilic glucoamylase from Cephalosporium eichhorniae. Curr. Microbiol. 1: 181-184, 1978.

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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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