Penicillium rubens Biourge (ATCC® 10238)

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

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Deposited As Penicillium chrysogenum Thom, anamorph
Strain Designations NRRL 1951.B25 [CBS 195.46, IMI 26210, QM 6852]
Produces penicillin
Produces antiviral agent consisting of double-stranded RNA
Surface and submerged production of penicillin
Biosafety Level 1

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

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). Ref
Name of Depositor NRRL
Natural variant from NRRL 1951, ATCC 9480

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.

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  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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