Aspergillus parasiticus Speare
NCAIM Number F.00960
Other Collection Number CECT 2680, ATCC 15517; CBS 260.67; CCF 1311; CCM F-550; DSM 2038; IFO 30179; IHEM 4387; IMI 120920; IMI 229041; Mateles M001; MUCL 31311
Strain Name Type of A. parasiticus var. globosus
Strain Status Type of a synonym species
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Restriction Hazard Group 1
Name of Medium NCAIM 0007 - Malt extract-Agar 25°C
Notes and applications

Pathogenicity: rat: colon carcinomas. Applications: produc-tion of versiconal acetate; production of 4,4'-dihy-droxybiphenyl. Biotranformations: averufin into aflatoxins and C14 sterigmatocystin into aflatoxin B1; transformation of sesquiterpene lactone costunolide. Patents: US patent 3798323, challenge organisms for testing inhibition of mycotoxin production with dialkyl enol phosphate. Biotechnol. Bioeng. (1984)26:434-441. Mycopathologia (1986) 93:19-24.