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Synonyms for Penicillium

genus of fungi commonly growing as green or blue molds on decaying food

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In 1897, a researcher at Pasteur Institute wrote a dissertation showing a Penicillium mold was an effective antibiotic in animals.
BF20 was identified by morphological analysis as belonging to the genus Penicillium. After identification of the strain, our next step was to select the best conditions for the production of proteolytic enzymes in milk agar medium.
Caption: Two conidiophores of Penicillium frequentans fungi, also known as P glabrum.
The most important species responsible for the secretion of more than two-thirds of Mycotoxins are Aspergillus, Fusarium, and Penicillium (15).
Otros generos encontrados en ambos niveles de altura fueron Penicillium sp, Mucor sp, Fusarium sp y Alternaria sp, los cuales son frecuentemente aislados tanto de cultivos de aire espirado como de muestras de nasofaringe de caballos (Bustos et al., 2013).
Method: The experimental study was conducted from December 2014 to November 2015 and comprised aspergillus and penicillium species that were isolated from the top soil of Khyber Teaching Hospital, Peshawar, and Mian Rashid Hussain Shaheed Memorial Hospital, Pabbi, both in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.
It was concluded that Penicillium isolate was a potential candidate for amylase production on industrial level.
The remaining 12 isolates belonged to the Ascomycota genera Fusarium, Penicillium, Trichoderma, Talaromyces, Bipolaris and Hirsutella.
Dzialanie przeciwgrzybowe otrzymanego fotokatalizatora zbadano wobec grzybow plesniowych Penicillium chrysogenum i Aspergillus niger, wyizolowanych z powietrza pomieszczen mieszkalnych (kolekcja Zakladu Biotechnologii ITChNiIS ZUT).
Higher mortality (P < 0.05) compared to the PBS + Tweentreated control (5-16% mortality) occurred consistently for 8 genera that were isolated at all 3 geographic locations (Aspergillus spp., Beam>eria bassiana, Fusarium spp., Mortierella spp., Mucor spp., Paecilomyces spp., Penicillium spp., and Trichoderma spp.).
We obtained colonies from the genera Penicillium (46 isolates), Aspergillus (24 isolates), Fonsecaea, Gliocladium (one isolate), Trichoderma (12 isolates), Fusarium (eight isolates), and Acremonium (two isolates).
The dominant fungi of the genera Aspergillus and Penicillium were used to study their destructive properties.
Summary: Aluminum was bioextracted from black shale using Aspergillus niger and Penicillium notatum as acidophiles.
digitatum", he studied the variability amongst isolates of Penicillium digitatum and Penicillium italicum collected from Western Australia.