JCM Catalogue


Monascus pilosus K. Sato ex D. Hawksworth & Pitt

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

23155 <-- IAM 14767 <-- IFO 4480 <-- GRIF (K. Sato).
Accessioned in 2007.
=ATCC 16363 =CBS 286.34 =FRR 2194 =IAM 14767 =IFO 4480 =NBRC 4480.
ex-holotype [3998].
Medium: 30;  Temperature: 24°C; Rehydration fluid: 664.

Source: Fermented grain (Sorghum vulgare), Kyokushi [7740,8577].
Locality: Northeast part of China [8577].
Taxonomy: [3998].
More information: Monascus from Mansyu I [8577]; Producing white colonies with cleistothecia and Basipetospora anamorph; 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 -
 (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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