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Aspergillus usamii Sakaguchi et al.ex Iizuka & Sugiyama

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

23176 <-- IAM 14875 <-- AJ 7016 <-- ATU, Kuro-koji-1-1 <-- K. Sakaguchi et al. R-0635.
Accessioned in 2007.
=AJ 7016 =ATCC 11364 =ATCC 14331 =BCRC 31509 =CBS 139.52 =IAM 14875 =IAM 2185 =IFO 4388 =JCM 22291 =JCM 2262 =NBRC 4388 =QM 8164 =WB 4760.
Aspergillus niger var. usamii.
ex-type [329,330].
Medium: 30, 226;  Temperature: 24°C; Rehydration fluid: 664.

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Source: Kuro-koji (Awamori-koji) [330].
Locality: Sakumoto brewery (predecessor of Sakimoto brewery), Shuri, Ryukyu (Okinawa), Japan [330].
Description: [329,330,949].
Morphology: [330,318,329,947,948].
Quinone: Q-9 [3208].
Taxonomy: [330,949].
More information: Ex-type of A. usamii [329,330].
Production: Amylase [948], protease (US Pat. 3,149,051), carboxypeptidase and lipase.

 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 Low 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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