JCM Catalogue


Monascus ruber Tieghem

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

22614 <-- IAM 8007 <-- ATU, Ma-2-1 <-- GRIF (K. Sato).
Accessioned in 2007.
=IAM 8007.
Medium: 30;  Temperature: 24°C.

Source: Red fermented bean curd, Konyufu [8578].
Locality: Hong Kong, China [8578].
More information: Monascus from Konyuhu II [8578]; Treated formerly as 'Monascus vitreus' (nom. inval.) [3998]; White colonies with poor sporulation, but producing Basipetospora anamorph and cleistothecia; DNA barcode marker [9081].

Publication(s) using this strain [A12345].
Delivery category: Domestic, A or C; Overseas, A or C.
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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