Penicillium brevicompactum Dierckx (ATCC® 9056)

Strain Designations: NRRL 864 [42, 4733.21, ATCC 10418, CBS 257.29, DSM 3825, Dierckx, IMI 40225, MUCL 30241, NRRL 2011, QM 7496]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Deposited As Penicillium brevi-compactum Dierckx
Strain Designations NRRL 864 [42, 4733.21, ATCC 10418, CBS 257.29, DSM 3825, Dierckx, IMI 40225, MUCL 30241, NRRL 2011, QM 7496]
Application
Produces asperphenamate
Produces brevianamide A
Produces brevianamide B
Produces ergosterol
Produces hydroxygrindelanes
Produces mycophenolic acid
Produces insecticide hydroxygrindelanes
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 yes
Preceptrol® no
Comments
Transformations of antitumor agents
Life cycle
Morphology Colonies on malt agar growing moderately rapidly, granular, olivaceous-green, reverse yellowish to reddish-brown. Conidiophore stipes smooth-walled; penicillia generally terverticillate. Phialides flask-shaped. Conidia smooth-walled or slightly verruculose, ellipsoidal, 2.5-3.5 µm.
Medium ATCC® Medium 312: Czapek's agar
ATCC® Medium 323: Malt agar medium
ATCC® Medium 336: Potato dextrose agar (PDA)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24°C to 26°C
Atmosphere: Typical aerobic
Sequenced Data
18S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; internal transcribed spacer 1, 5.8S ribosomal RNA gene, and internal transcribed spacer 2, complete sequence; and 28S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence

CTGCGGAAGGATCATTACCGAGTGAGGGCCCTCTGGGTCCAACCTCCCACCCGTGTTTATTTTACCTTGTTGCTTCGGCGAGCCTGCCTTTTGGCTGCCGGGGGACGTCTGTCCCCGGGTCCGCGCTCGCCGAAGACACCTTAGAACTCTGTCTGAAGATTGTAGTCTGAGATTAAATATAAATTATTTAAAACTTTCAACAACGGATCTCTTGGTTCCGGCATCGATGAAGAACGCAGCGAAATGCGATACGTAATGTGAATTGCAGAATTCAGTGAATCATCGAGTCTTTGAACGCACATTGCGCCCTCTGGTATTCCGGAGGGCATGCCTGTCCGAGCGTCATTGCTGCCCTCAAGCACGGCTTGTGTGTTGGGCTCCGTCCTCCTTCCGGGGGACGGGCCCGAAAGGCAGCGGCGGCACCGCGTCCGGTCCTCAAGCGTATGGGGCTTTGTCACCCGCTTTGTAGGACTGGCCGGCGCCTGCCGATCAACCAAACTTTTTTCCAGGTTGACCTCGGATCAGGTAGGGATACCCGCTGAACTTAAGCATATCAATAA

Morphology Colonies on malt agar growing moderately rapidly, granular, olivaceous-green, reverse yellowish to reddish-brown. Conidiophore stipes smooth-walled; penicillia generally terverticillate. Phialides flask-shaped. Conidia smooth-walled or slightly verruculose, ellipsoidal, 2.5-3.5 µm.
Name of Depositor NRRL
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- NRRL <-- C. Thom 4733.21 <-- P. Biourge 42, strain Dierckx
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : JQ070074 ITS including 5.8S rRNA gene

References

Bird BA, Campbell IM. Disposition of mycophenolic acid, brevianamide A, asperphenamate, and ergosterol in solid cultures of Penicillium brevicompactum. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 43: 345-348, 1982.

Bartman CD. Mycophenolic acid production by Penicillium brevicompactum on solid media. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 41: 729-736, 1981.

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Doerfler DL, et al. Spore germination, colony development, and secondary metabolism in Penicillium brevicompactum: a radiogas chromatographic and morphological study. Can. J. Microbiol. 24: 1490-1501, 1978. PubMed: 747811

Chien MM, Rosazza JP. Microbial transformations of natural antitumor agents. 9. O-Demethylation of 9-methoxyellipticine. J. Nat. Prod. 42: 643-647, 1979. PubMed: 575547

Bird BA, Campbell IM. Occurrence and biosynthesis of asperphenamate in solid cultures of Penicillium brevicompactum. Phytochemistry 21: 2405-2406, 1982.

Hoffmann JJ, et al. Hydroxygrindelane derivatives by microbial transformation. Phytochemistry 27: 2125-2127, 1988.

Bird BA, et al. Brevianamides A and B are formed only after conidiation has begun in solid cultures of Penicillium brevicom pactum. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 42: 521-525, 1981.

Clutterbuck PW, Raistrick H. Studies in the biochemistry of microorganisms. The molecular constitution of the metabolic products of Penicillium brevi-compactum Dierckx and related species. II. Mycophenolic acid. Biochem. J. 27: 654-667, 1933.

Houbraken J, Samson RA. Phylogeny of Penicillium and the segregation of Trichocomaceae into three Families. Stud Mycol 70: 1-51, 2011. PubMed: 22308045

Peterson SW, Horn BW. Penicillium parvulum and Penicillium georgiense, sp. nov., isolated from the conidial heads of Aspergillus species. Mycologia 101: 71-83, 2009. PubMed: 19274850

An KD, et al. The identity of Penicillium sp. 1, a major contaminant of the stone chambers in the Takamatsuzuka and Kitora Tumuli in Japan, is Penicillium pineum. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 96: 579-592, 2009. PubMed: 19784794

Scott JA, et al. A survey of Penicillium brevicompactum and P. bialowiezense from indoor environments with commentary on the taxonomy of the P. brevicompactum group. Can J Bot 86: 732-741, 2008.

Wang L, Zhang XM, Zhuang WY. Penicillium macrosclerotiorum, a new species producing large sclerotia discovered in south China. Mycol Res 111: 1242-1248, 2007. PubMed: 17998158

Serra R, Peterson SW. Penicillium astrolabium and Penicillium neocrassum, two new species isolated from grapes and their phylogenetic placement in the P. olsonii and P. brevicompactum clade. Mycologia 99: 78-87, 2007. PubMed: 17663125

Peterson SW. Multilocus DNA sequence analysis shows that Penicillium biourgeianum is a distinct species closely related to P. brevicompactum and P. olsonii. Mycol Res 108: 434-440, 2004. PubMed: 15209283

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