Penicillium rubens Biourge (ATCC® 10238)

Strain Designations: NRRL 1951.B25 [CBS 195.46, IMI 26210, QM 6852]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

Deposited As Penicillium chrysogenum Thom, anamorph
Strain Designations NRRL 1951.B25 [CBS 195.46, IMI 26210, QM 6852]
Application
Produces penicillin
Produces antiviral agent consisting of double-stranded RNA
Surface and submerged production of penicillin
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Type Strain no
Intended Use
Preceptrol® no
Comments Carries mycoviruses

The strain was reclassified as Penicillium rubens due to the taxonomic revision of its parental strain NRRL 1951 (ATCC 9480). RefHoubraken J, et al. New penicillin-producing Penicillium species and an overview of section Chrysogena. Persoonia 29: 78-100, 2012. PubMed: 23606767
Medium Medium 200: YM agar or YM broth
Medium 325: Malt extract agar (Blakeslee's formula)
Medium 336: Potato dextrose agar (PDA)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24°C to 26°C
Atmosphere: Typcial aerobic
Name of Depositor NRRL
Isolation
Natural variant from NRRL 1951, ATCC 9480
References

Houbraken J, et al. New penicillin-producing Penicillium species and an overview of section Chrysogena. Persoonia 29: 78-100, 2012. PubMed: 23606767

Sutherland ES, et al. Production of double stranded ribonucleic acid. US Patent 3,597,318 dated Aug 3 1971

Peppler HJ. Microbial technology. New York: Reinhold; 1967.

Banks GT, et al. Virus-like particles in penicillin producing strains of Penicillium chrysogenum. Nature 222: 89-90, 1969.