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Rhodotorula graminis di Menna

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An ampoule containing viable cells (may include spores and mycelia) suspended in cryoprotectant.

Product category
Fungi
Product type
Yeast
Strain designation
GX6000
Type strain
No
Isolation source
Mutant derived from KGX39
Applications
Industrial biotechnology
Product format
Freeze-dried
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Detailed product information

General

Specific applications
produces phenylalanine ammonia-lyase
Preceptrol
No

Characteristics

Technical information
ATCC Technical Services does not have technical information on patent deposits that are not produced or characterized by ATCC. Additional information can be found in the corresponding patent available from the patent holder or with the U.S. and/or international patent office.

Handling information

Medium
Temperature
24°C
Handling procedure
For freeze-dry (lyophilized) ampoules:

1. Open an ampoule according to enclosed instructions.

2. From a single test tube of sterile distilled water (5 to 6 ml), withdraw approximately 0.5 to 1.0 ml with a sterile pipette and apply directly to the pellet.  Stir to form a suspension.

3. Aseptically transfer the suspension back into the test tube of sterile distilled water.

4. Let the test tube sit at room temperature (25°C) undisturbed for at least 2 hours; longer (e.g., overnight) rehydration might increase viability of some fungi..

5. Mix the suspension well.  Use several drops (or make dilutions if desired) to inoculate recommended solid or liquid medium. Include a control that receives no inoculum.

6. Incubate the inoculum at the propagation conditions recommended.

7. Inspect for growth of the inoculum/strain regularly. The sign of viability is noticeable typically after 1-2 days of incubation. However, the time necessary for significant growth will vary from strain to strain. 

Handling notes
Produces phenylalanine ammonia-lyase.

Additional, updated information on this product may be available on the ATCC web site at www.atcc.org.

Quality control specifications

Sequenced data
Not available.

History

Deposited as
Rhodotorula graminis di Menna, anamorph
Depositors
Genex Corp.
Patent depository
This material was deposited with the ATCC Patent Depository to fulfill U.S. or international patent requirements. This material may not have been produced or characterized by ATCC.  As an International Depository Authority (IDA) for patent deposits, ATCC is required to complete viability testing only at time of initial deposit of patent material. Patent deposits are made available on behalf of the Depositor when the pertinent U.S. or international patent is issued, but material may not be used to infringe the patent claims.
Patent number
4,757,015
Cross references
GenBank AJ001429 Rhodotorula graminis mRNA for D-mandelate dehydrogenase.
GenBank AJ001431 Rhodotorula graminis mRNA for L-mandelate dehydrogenase.
GenBank AJ001428 Rhodotorula graminis DNA for D-mandelate dehydrogenase gene.
GenBank AJ001430 Rhodotorula graminis DNA for L-mandelate dehydrogenase gene.

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Intended use
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Warranty

The product is provided 'AS IS' and the viability of ATCC® products is warranted for 30 days from the date of shipment, provided that the customer has stored and handled the product according to the information included on the product information sheet, website, and Certificate of Analysis. For living cultures, ATCC lists the media formulation and reagents that have been found to be effective for the product. While other unspecified media and reagents may also produce satisfactory results, a change in the ATCC and/or depositor-recommended protocols may affect the recovery, growth, and/or function of the product. If an alternative medium formulation or reagent is used, the ATCC warranty for viability is no longer valid.  Except as expressly set forth herein, no other warranties of any kind are provided, express or implied, including, but not limited to, any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, manufacture according to cGMP standards, typicality, safety, accuracy, and/or noninfringement.

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Disclosures
This material is cited in a US and/or international patent and may not be used to infringe the claims. Depending on the wishes of the Depositor, ATCC may be required to inform the Depositor of the party to which the material was furnished.

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References

Curated Citations

Orndorff SA, Durham DR. Phenylalanine ammonia lyase-producing strains. US Patent 4,757,015 dated Jul 12 1988

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