Monascus ruber

A genus of salt- and acid-tolerant fungi in the phylum Ascomycota. This species is used in the production of pigments.
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2013
2013
Monascus pigments (MPs) have been used as food colorants for several centuries in Asian countries. However, MP biosynthesis… (More)
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2012
2012
Chemical profile of Monascus ruber strains has been studied using gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC/MS) analysis. The… (More)
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2012
2012
FlbA (fluffy low brlA expression), a regulator of the G protein signalling (RGS) pathway, has been implicated in the control of… (More)
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2010
2010
Angkak (red mold rice, red yeast rice, Chinese red rice) is a traditional Chinese medicine produced by solid-state fermentation… (More)
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2010
2010
The filamentous fungi Monascus spp., which have been used in traditional fermented food in Asia for centuries, are well-known… (More)
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2006
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2006
Lovastatin, an inhibitor of HMG-CoA reductase, was produced by submerged fermentation using Monascus purpureus MTCC 369. Five… (More)
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2000
2000
During submerged culture in the presence of glucose and glutamate, the filamentous fungus Monascus ruber produces water-soluble… (More)
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2000
2000
In submerged cultures performed in synthetic medium containing glucose and glutamate, the filamentous fungus Monascus ruber… (More)
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1999
1999
Carbon isotope distribution of [13C]citrinin from Monascus ruber incubated with [13C]acetate revealed that the biosynthesis of… (More)
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1999
1999
The growth and metabolic behaviour of the filamentous fungus Monascus ruber were studied in submerged cultures under various… (More)
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