Aspergillus terreus Thom (ATCC® 10029)

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

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Deposited As Aspergillus terreus Thom, anamorph
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

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

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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  • 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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