Fungi



BCRC Number: 31530
Organism: Monascus purpureus
Author: Went
History: << SCU, H. C. Wong 26
Other Collection No.: ATCC 16427 ;NRRL 2897
Characterization:
Production of : pigment--M241;
red pigmentU. S. Pat. 4,145,254
Growth Conditions: 26°C
Oxygen Requirement: Aerobic
Biosafety Level: 1
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References



M241
Broder, C. U., and P. E. Koehler. 1980. Pigments produced by Monascus purpureus with regard to quality and quantity. J. Food Sci. 45: 567-569.
 

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MALT EXTRACT AGAR I (Blakeslees Formula)
Glucose20.0g
Peptone1.0g
Agar20.0g
Distilled water1.0L
Malt extract20.0g
Add glucose prior to sterilization.
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POTATO DEXTROSE AGAR (PDA)
Diced potatoes200.0 g
Glucose20.0 g
Agar15.0 g
Distilled water1.0 L
Boil finely diced potatoes in 500 ml of water until thoroughly cooked, filter through cheesecloth and add water to filtrate to 1.0 L. The agar is dissolved in the filtrate by heating, and the glucose is added prior to sterilization.

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