Monascus is a genus of mold. Among the 9 known species of this genus has been accepted in the international, the red-pigmented Monascus purpureus is among the most important because of its use in the production of certain fermented foods in East Asia, particularly China and Japan.

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  • Monascus is a genus of mold. Among the 9 known species of this genus has been accepted in the international, the red-pigmented Monascus purpureus is among the most important because of its use in the production of certain fermented foods in East Asia, particularly China and Japan. (en)
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  • Monascus
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  • Tiegh., 1884
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  • Monascus is a genus of mold. Among the 9 known species of this genus has been accepted in the international, the red-pigmented Monascus purpureus is among the most important because of its use in the production of certain fermented foods in East Asia, particularly China and Japan. (en)
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  • Monascus (en)
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