JCM Catalogue

Monascus purpureus Went 1895

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].
 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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