Aspergillus japonicus Saito, anamorph (ATCC® 20611)

Alternate State: Saitoa japonica Rajendran et Muthappa, teleomorph  /  Strain Designations: ACE-2-1  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Deposited As Aspergillus niger van Tieghem, anamorph
Strain Designations ACE-2-1
Alternate State Saitoa japonica Rajendran et Muthappa, teleomorph
produces inulosucrase fructosyl transferase
produces pyridoxine derivatives
produces a fructooligosaccharide-producing beta-fructofuranosidase
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Type Strain no
Preceptrol® no
Medium ATCC® Medium 200: YM agar or YM broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26.0°C
Sequenced Data
No DNA sequencing was performed in house on this product.
Name of Depositor Meiji Seika Kaisha, Ltd.

Suzuki Y, Uchida K. Formation of beta-fructosyl compounds of pyridoxine in growing culture of Aspergillus niger. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 57: 875-880, 1993. PubMed: 7763873

Kono T, et al. Fructose transferring enzyme absorbed on a granular carrier for production of fructooligosaccharides. US Patent 5,314,810 dated May 24 1994

Adachi T, Hidaka H. Sweetener. US Patent 4,681,771 dated Jul 21 1987

Hidaka H, et al. A fructooligosaccharide-producing enzyme from Aspergillus niger ATCC 20611. Agric. Biol. Chem. 52: 1181-1187, 1988.

Hirayama M, et al. Purification and properties of a fructooligosaccharide-producing beta-fructofuranosidase from Aspergillus niger ATCC 20611. Agric. Biol. Chem. 53: 667-673, 1989.

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  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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