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Monascus purpureus Went

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

22616 <-- IAM 8081 <-- ATU, Ma-2-5 <-- IFO 5965 (Monascus anka var. rubellus) <-- FAT <-- GRIF (K. Sato).
Accessioned in 2007.
=ATCC 16379 =IAM 8081 =IFO 5965 =NBRC 5965.
Medium: 30;  Temperature: 24°C.

Source: Lees of aged Chinese rice wine (rauantyu) [7740,8598].
Locality: Taiwan [8598].
Taxonomy: [3998].
More information: Ex-type of 'Monascus anka var. rubellus' (nom. inval.) [3998].
Production: Citrinin.

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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