Dictionary » P » Penicillium

Penicillium

Penicillium

A genus of fungi (class ascomycetes, order Aspergillales), species of which yield various antibiotic substances and biologicals; e.g., citrinum yields citrinin; penicillium claviforme, penicillium expansum, and penicillium patulum yield patulin; penicillium chrysogenum yields penicillin; penicillium griseofulvum yields griseofulvin; penicillium notatum yields penicillin and notatin; penicillium cyclopium and penicillium puberulum yield penicillic acid; penicillium purpurogenum and penicillium rubrum yield rubratoxin. Penicillium marneffei is a true pathogen in Southeast asia and in the bamboo rats.

Origin: see penicillus


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



Results from our forum


What is this?

I don't think anyone will be able to say more than Ascomycetes, probably some Aspergillus or Penicillium

See entire post
by JackBean
Wed Nov 24, 2010 10:00 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: What is this?
Replies: 1
Views: 1470

PHENOL-CHLOROFORM EXTRACTION USING UNPASTEURISED STILTON!

... what can happen during production (heating stage that would kill bacteria ?). However since it is a blue cheese, you should be able to find some Penicillium DNA, so it seems that at least your sampling preparation should be reconsidered: - Many cheese are acidic, and DNA can be damaged even by ...

See entire post
by canalon
Sun Apr 26, 2009 7:43 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: PHENOL-CHLOROFORM EXTRACTION USING UNPASTEURISED STILTON!
Replies: 1
Views: 2334

Re: incubation of fungi

short of marneffii, what penicillium, would you have considered pathogenic?

See entire post
by JorgeLobo
Sat Feb 21, 2009 12:12 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: incubation of fungi
Replies: 25
Views: 21555

incubation of fungi

... interest which is probably why I made the mistake of incubating too high in the first place. So at 37 all I think I am seeing is a few colonies of penicillium up to now. I plan incubate the same samples at 25 on monday and hopefully I will get some more growth if everything hasn't died off. I realise ...

See entire post
by stopherlogic
Sat Feb 21, 2009 9:43 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: incubation of fungi
Replies: 25
Views: 21555

Re: incubation of fungi

Indoor air - dust will have osmophiles. Air from the exterior will carry Asperigillus, Penicillium and Cladosproium spore. As biohazard suggested, the temp is prob still to high. What medium are you using?

See entire post
by JorgeLobo
Mon Feb 16, 2009 7:17 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: incubation of fungi
Replies: 25
Views: 21555
View all matching forum results

This page was last modified 05:44, 10 June 2006. This page has been accessed 4,367 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link