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Monascus purpureus Went

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

22619 <-- IAM 12152 <-- ATU, Ma-3-2 <-- IFO 4482 (Monascus araneosus) <-- GRIF (K. Sato).
Accessioned in 2007.
=AHU 9087 =ATCC 16361 =CBS 284.34 =FRR 2190 =IAM 12152 =IFO 4482 =NBRC 4482 =OUT 2135.
Medium: 30;  Temperature: 24°C; Rehydration fluid: 664.

Source: Fermented grain (Sorghum vulgare), Kyokushi [8564].
Locality: China [8564].
Taxonomy: [3998].
More information: Ex-type of 'Monascus araneosus' (nom. inval.) [3998]; Producing red colonies with 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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