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UAMH Number:9310
Species Name: Aspergillus niger
Type: neotype Aspergillus niger
Synonyms: Aspergillopsis nigra / Aspergillus aureus var. brevior / Aspergillus awamori var. fumeus / Aspergillus cinnamomeus / Aspergillus foetidus / Aspergillus fuliginosus / Aspergillus fuscus / Aspergillus lacticoffeatus / Aspergillus luchuensis / Aspergillus niger var. altipes / Aspergillus niger var. cinnamomeus / Aspergillus niger var. schiemanniae / Aspergillus pyri / Aspergillus schiemanni / Aspergillus schiemanniae / Rhopalocystis nigra / Sterigmatocystis nigra
Taxonomy: FUNGI Ascomycota, Eurotiomycetes, Eurotiales, Aspergillaceae
Strain History: A. Hollander -> DAOM 222006 -> UAMH
Substrate: tannin-gallic acid fermentation
Location: USA Connecticut (GEO: 41.603,-73.088)
Isolator: A. Hollander
Isolation Date: 1913
Date Received: 1998-08-12
Characters: APPLICATION transformation of acetanilid to aniline - Lasswell WL et al. Am. J. Pharm. Educ. 47: 127-129, 1983 // APPLICATION transformation of pergolide to pergolide sulfoxide and pergolide sulfone - Smith RV, J. Pharm. Sci. 72: 733-736, 1983 // APPLICATION transformation of sesquiterpene lactone costunolide - Clark AM & Hufford CD, J. Chem. Soc. Perkin Trans. 1979: 3022-3028, 1979 // APPLICATION treatment of pulp-mill wastes - Storm AM & Gasner LL. U.S. Pat. 3,737,374 // SYSTEMATICS/ TAXONOMY Aspergillus reference set - Klich, M.A., Samson, R.A., eds., Aspergillus reference cultures. New Orleans & Baarn: ICPA, 1996
Compounds: BETA-GLUCOSIDASES Witte K & Wartenberg A. Acta Biotechnol. 9: 179-190, 1989 // GLUCONIC ACID & GLUCOSE OXIDASE Murado MA et al. Bioresour. Technol. 44: 155-163, 1993 // KYNURENINASE-TYPE ENZYMES Shetty AS & Gaertner FH, J. Bacteriol. 122: 235-244, 1975 // PSEUDONIGERON (1-3)-ALPHA-D-GLUCAN Horisberger M et al., Carbohydr. Res. 23: 183-188, 1972
Cross Reference: ATCC 16888 // CBS 554.65 // DAOM 222006 // IFO 33023 // IHEM 3415 // IMI 50566 // JCM 10254 // NRRL 326 // Thom 2766
Pathogenic Potential: Human: yes | Animal: yes | Plant: yes
Biosafety Risk Group: RG1 (check the PHAC ePATHogen Risk Group Database for updates)
Regulatory Requirements: No restrictions for Canadian requesters. International requesters must provide all legally required importation documentation prior to shipment. This strain is not available for shipment to Cuba, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Iran or Syria. Plant pathogenicity status may be verified by using the USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Fungal Database
MycoBank ID: 284309

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