Penicillium chrysogenum

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ATCC 10002, CBS 277.47, IFO 4626, IMI 37767, PRL 1910, QM 943
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24 °C
<- ATCC <- KB Raper<- M.P. Backus et al. Wis. Q-176. UV-induced mutant from Carnegie Inst. X-1612. Assay of antibiotics. Degrades tara-tannin. Produces carbomycin derivatives magnamycin derivatives. Produces gallic acid, leucomycin derivatives, niddamycin derivatives. Produces polyamine oxidase. Produces high yield of nonpigmented penicillin in submerged culture. Produces antiviral agent consisting of double-stranded RNA. Transformation of sesquiterpene lactone costunolide. Used for treatment of pulp-mill wastes.

Production of penicillin (Am Chem Soc 1946, 68: 152-153). Production of carbomycin derivatives, leucomycin, niddamycin and magnamycin derivatives (US Patent 3,784,447 dated Jan 8 1974). Production of polyamine oxidase (Agric Biol Chem 1980,44: 2469-2476; Agric Biol Chem 1981, 45: 727-733). Production of antiviral agent ( US Patent 3,597,318 dated Aug 3 1971). Production of galic acid from tara-tannin (Ann N.Y Acad Sci 1987, 542: 371-374). Transformation of sesquiterpene lactone costunolide (J Chem Soc Perkin Trans 1979,1979: 3022-3028). Treatment of pulp-mill wastes (US Patent 3,737,374 dated Jun 5 1973). Microbial assay for antibiotics (Japanese Pharmacopoeia; JP JP14e.part I.34.)

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