Aspergillus terreus Thom, anamorph (ATCC® 10029)

Strain Designations: NRRL 265 [5474.F11, QM 1992, WB 265]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Strain Designations NRRL 265 [5474.F11, QM 1992, WB 265]
degrades D-galactonate
hydroxylates aniline
produces LL-S88 alpha
produces antiviral agent
produces itaconic acid
produces itaconic acid by UV mutants
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Type Strain no
Intended Use
Preceptrol® no
Medium ATCC® Medium 336: Potato dextrose agar (PDA)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24.0°C
Sequenced Data
No DNA sequencing was performed in house on this product.
Name of Depositor NRRL
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--NRRL<<--C. Thom 5474.F11 <<--- M.B. Morrow
soil, Texas

Miller PA, Trown PW. 5,5alphabeta,13, 13alphabeta - tetrahydro-5beta,13beta -dihydroxy-8H, 16H-7alpha, 15alpha-epidithio-7H-15H-bisoxepino-[3'4:4,5]pyrrolo[1,2-a:1',2'- d]-pyrazine - 7,15-dione, diacetate and production thereof using Aspergillus terreus. US Patent 3,701,774 dated Oct 31 1972

Lockwood LB, et al. The production and characterization of ultraviolet-induced mutations in Aspergillus terreus. III. Biochemical characteristics of the mutations. Am. J. Bot. 32: 214-217, 1945.

Elshafei AM, et al. Properties of enzymes involved in D-galactonate catabolism in fungi. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 67: 211-216, 1995. PubMed: 7771768

Moyer AJ, Coghill RD. The laboratory-scale production of itaconic acid by Aspergillus terreus. Arch. Biochem. 7: 167-183, 1945.

Burkhead KD, et al. I. Hydroxylation of aniline by Aspergillus alliaceus, A. albertensis and A. terreus. J. Ind. Microbiol. 13: 233-237, 1994.

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