Active Ingredient(s):Went Yeast, Monascus purpureus Category:Cholesterol
Monascus purpureus (syn. M. albidus, M. anka, M. araneosus, M. major, M. rubiginosus, and M. vini; simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: hóng q méi, lit. "red yeast") is a species of mold that is purplish-red in color. It is also known by the names ang-khak rice mold, corn silage mold, maize silage mold, and rice kernel discoloration.
1 Taxonomy and morphology
2 Physiology and metabolites
4 Commercial species
5 See also