Penicillium expansum Link (ATCC® 24692)

Product Format: freeze-dried

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Deposited As Penicillium expansum Link, anamorph
produces endoglucanase
produces pectin lyase pectic acid trans-eliminase
produces polygalacturonase endopolygalacturonase, pectinase
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
Preceptrol® no
Comments genome sequencing strain (the Joint Genome Institute at the Department of Energy, USA)
Medium ATCC® Medium 200: YM agar or YM broth
ATCC® Medium 324: Malt extract agar
ATCC® Medium 336: Potato dextrose agar (PDA)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 20°C to 25°
Atmosphere: Typical aerobic
Name of Depositor DH Spalding
apple fruit, West Virginia

Spalding DH, Wells JW, Allison DW. Catabolite repression of polygalacturonase, pectin lyase, and cellulase synthesis in Penicillium expansum. Phytopathology 63: 840-846, 1973.

Spalding DH, Abdul-Baki AA. In vitro and in vivo production of pectin lyase by Penicillium expansum. Phytopathology 63: 231-235, 1973.

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  • USDA APHIS PPQ Permit 526, plant pathogens permit must be obtained and a copy of the permit must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment. Isolation information for this item is required by USDA. Please check our website or contact Technical Service for assistance. Domestic isolates are easier to obtain than foreign isolates.
  • 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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