JCM Catalogue


Monascus anka Nakazawa & K. Satô 1936

Taxonomy in MycoBank database: Fungi, Dikarya, Ascomycota, Pezizomycotina, Eurotiomycetes, Eurotiomycetidae, Monascaceae.

6934 <-- Y. Sugiyama 82-17 <-- IAM 8001 <-- ATU, Ma-1-1 <-- IFO 4478 (Monascus anka) <-- GRIF (K. Sato).
Accessioned in 1988.
=ATCC 16360 =ATCC 26311 =BCRC 31499 =CBS 283.34 =IAM 8001 =IFO 4478 =JCM 22611 =NBRC 4478 =OUT 2011.
Monascus anka.
Medium: 30;  Temperature: 20°C.

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Source: Fermented rice grain, Anka [8572].
Locality: Taiwan [7740,8572].
Taxonomy: [3998].
More information: Monascus from Anka [8572]; Ex-type of 'Monascus anka' (nom. inval.) [3998]; Producing red colonies with cleistothecia; DNA barcode marker [9081].
Production: Red Monascus pigment for food coloring [3970].

Publication(s) using this strain [A12345].
 Related information on delivery / use of the strain
Biosafety level 1
Terms and conditions Not imposed
Export control (1) No
Distribution control in Japan (2) No
Genetically modified microorganism No
Technical information -
Additional information -
 (1) in complying with the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Control Law of Japan
 (2) in complying with the Plant Protection Law of Japan

 Delivery category
Domestic A (Freeze-dried or L-dried culture) or C (Actively growing culture on request)
Overseas A (Freeze-dried or L-dried culture) or C (Actively growing culture on request)

Viability and purity assays of this product were performed at the time of production as part of quality control. The authenticity of the culture was confirmed by analyzing an appropriate gene sequence, e.g., the 16S rRNA gene for prokaryotes, the D1/D2 region of LSU rRNA gene, the ITS region of the nuclear rRNA operon, etc. for eukaryotes. The characteristics and/or functions of the strain appearing in the catalogue are based on information from the corresponding literature and JCM does not guarantee them.
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