Aspergillus niger (ASM221148v2)

Aspergillus niger Assembly and Gene Annotation

About Aspergillus niger (GCA_002211485.2)


Aspergillus niger is a fungus and one of the most common species of the genus Aspergillus. It causes a disease called "black mold" on certain fruits and vegetables such as grapes, apricots, onions, and peanuts, and is a common contaminant of food. It is ubiquitous in soil and is commonly reported from indoor environments, where its black colonies can be confused with those of Stachybotrys (species of which have also been called "black mold"). It also produces the isoflavone orobol.

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The assembly presented has been imported from INSDC and has the assembly accession GCA_002211485.2.


The annotation presented is derived from annotation submitted to INSDC with the assembly accession [GCA_002211485.2] (, with additional non-coding genes from Rfam. For more details, please visit INSDC annotation import.

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General information about this species can be found in Wikipedia.



AssemblyASM221148v2, INSDC Assembly GCA_002211485.2,
Database version112.1
Golden Path Length35,806,243
Genebuild byUS Food and Drug Administration
Genebuild methodImport
Data sourceUS Food and Drug Administration

Gene counts

Coding genes11,217
Non coding genes399
Small non coding genes399
Gene transcripts11,623