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Aspergillus niger

Taxonomy ID: 5061 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid5061)
current name
Aspergillus niger Tieghem, 1867
homotypic synonym:
Aspergillus niger Tiegh.
culture from neotype of Aspergillus niger: CBS:554.65, NRRL:326, ATCC:16888
NCBI BLAST name: ascomycete fungi
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 4 (Mold Mitochondrial; Protozoan Mitochondrial; Coelenterate Mitochondrial; Mycoplasma; Spiroplasma)
Other names:
heterotypic synonym
Aspergillus lacticoffeatus
homotypic synonym:
Aspergillus lacticoffeatus Frisvad & Samson, 2004
culture from holotype of Aspergillus lacticoffeatus: CBS:101883
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Opisthokonta; Fungi; Dikarya; Ascomycota; saccharomyceta; Pezizomycotina; leotiomyceta; Eurotiomycetes; Eurotiomycetidae; Eurotiales; Aspergillaceae; Aspergillus; Aspergillus subgen. Circumdati
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links Links from type
Nucleotide 98,309 80,758 43
Protein 502,563 448,743 -
Structure 139 112 -
Genome 1 1 -
Popset 654 654 -
GEO Datasets 1,007 1,006 -
PubMed Central 17,939 17,939 -
Gene 32,218 14,448 -
SRA Experiments 2,244 2,175 -
Identical Protein Groups 146,579 133,291 -
BioProject 1,761 1,487 -
BioSample 2,755 2,721 4
Assembly 121 112 -
PubChem BioAssay 1,610 1,608 -
Taxonomy 13 1 -

Comments and References:

image:Aspergillus niger
Index Fungorum
Name verified on date of entry in the Index Fungorum, maintained by CABI Biosciences, Centraalbureau voor Schimmelcultures and Landcare Research.
Meijer et al. (2011), doi:10.3114%2Fsim.2011.69.02
Meijer M. et al. Growth and hydrolase profiles can be used as characteristics to distinguish Aspergillus niger and other black aspergilli. Stud Mycol. 69:19-30.
Samson et al. (2004)
Samson RA, Houbraken JAMP, Kuijpers AFA, Frank JM, Frisvad JC. New ochratoxin A or sclerotium producing species in Aspergillus section Nigri (Studies in Mycology 50: 45-61, 2004)

Genome Information

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Genome view: 8 chromosomes

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Reference: How to cite this resource - Schoch CL, et al. NCBI Taxonomy: a comprehensive update on curation, resources and tools. Database (Oxford). 2020: baaa062. PubMed: 32761142 PMC: PMC7408187.

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