Penicillium chrysogenum Thom (ATCC® 11707)

Strain Designations: Wis. 48-701  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

Deposited As Penicillium chrysogenum Thom, anamorph
Strain Designations Wis. 48-701
produces antiviral agent consisting of double-stranded RNA
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
Type Strain no
Preceptrol® no
Development of penicillin-producing strains
carries mycoviruses
Medium ATCC® Medium 336: Potato dextrose agar (PDA)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24.0°C
Sequenced Data
No DNA sequencing was performed in house on this product.
Name of Depositor MP Backus
Selected from Wis. 47-1564, ATCC 11706

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

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

Backus MP, Stauffer JF. The production and selection of a family of strains in Penicillium chrysogenum. Mycologia 47: 429-463, 1955.