Aspergillus niger van Tieghem
NCAIM Number F.00982
Other Collection Number ATCC 10864, NRRL 330, CBS 122.49, CECT 2775, IFO 6661, IMI 60286, MUCL 28817
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Depositor Török, T.
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Restriction Hazard Group 1
Name of Medium NCAIM 0001 - Malt Extract Agar 24°C
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degrades unhydrolyzed potato starch (Abouzied MM, Reddy CA. Direct fermentation of potato starch to ethanol by cocultures of Aspergillus niger and Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 52: 1055-1059, 1986.)
produces acetyl-xylan esterase (Khan AW, et al. Comparison of natural hemicellulose and chemically acetylated xylan as substrates for the determination of acetyl-xylan esterase activity in Aspergilli. Enzyme Microb. Technol. 12: 127-131, 1990.)