BCRC Number: 31619
Organism: Penicillium rubens
Author: Biourge
History: << DSM << Friedrich << Demain
Other Collection No.: ATCC 28089 ;DSM 1075
Source: mutant of NRRL 1951
Production : penicillin V--M2096;
isopenicillin N synthetase--M2022;
acyl-CoA-6-aminopenicillanic acid acyltransferase--M974, M2079, M2080, M2081;
Others: phenylacetic acid transport system--M812,M2383,M2384; re-identified as Penicillium rubens, a closely related species of Penicillium chrysogenum, based on DNA sequence analysis
Growth Conditions: 24°C
Oxygen Requirement: Aerobic
Biosafety Level: 1
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Diced potatoes200.0 g
Glucose20.0 g
Agar15.0 g
Distilled water1.0 L
Boil finely diced potatoes in 500 ml of water until thoroughly cooked, filter through cheesecloth and add water to filtrate to 1.0 L. The agar is dissolved in the filtrate by heating, and the glucose is added prior to sterilization.

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