JCM Catalogue


Aspergillus westerdijkiae Frisvad & Samson 2004

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

39128 <-- BCRC 30101 (Aspergillus westerdijkiae) <-- NRRL 3174 (Aspergillus ochraceus) <-- Van der Walt.
Accessioned in 2020.
=ATCC 22947 =BCRC 30101 =CBS 112803 =IMI 132429 =MUCL 39539 =NRRL 3174 =NRRL A-13559.
Aspergillus ochraceus.
ex-type [13026].
Medium: 30, 226;  Temperature: 25°C; Rehydration fluid: 664.

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Source: Genetically modified (GM) sorghum (Andropogon sorghum) [13026].
Locality: South Africa [13026].
Description: [13026].
Morphology: [13026].
Phylogeny: β-tubulin gene (AY819976) [13026].
Genome sequence: LKBE01000000, JGI Gp0124190, NCBI PRJNA296723.
More information: Biostransformation; See also BCRC catalogue for the strain characterization.
Production: Peroxidase [13057], ochratoxins [13026;13056,13059], ochratoxin A [13058,13060,13061,13062], 4-R-hydroxyochratoxin A,B [13056], 4-hydroxymellein [13063].

 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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