genus Penicillium


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Noun1.genus Penicillium - genus of fungi commonly growing as green or blue molds on decaying foodgenus Penicillium - genus of fungi commonly growing as green or blue molds on decaying food; used in making cheese and as a source of penicillin
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
family Moniliaceae, Moniliaceae - family of imperfect fungi having white or brightly colored hyphae and spores that are produced directly on the mycelium and not aggregated in fruiting bodies
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Because the mold was identified as belonging to the genus Penicillium (Latin for "brush," referring to the chains of conidia that resemble a paintbrush or broom), Fleming named the antibacterial substance penicillin.
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.
Ascomycotina of the genus Penicillium; one species of P italicum from rotten lemon fruits was identified.
Of the nine isolates capable of synthesizing citric acid four isolates belonged to the genus Penicillium (P1, P2, P3, and P4) and five to the genus Aspergillus (A1, A2, A3, A4, and A6) (Figure 2(b)).
Abramson, Toxicants of the genus Penicillium. In Plant and Fungal Toxicants (J.P.F D'Mellow, ed.), pp.
The xylanolytic enzyme system from the genus Penicillium. Journal of Biotechnology 4: 413-433.
The genus Penicillium, and its teleomorphic states Eupenicillium and Talaromyces.
The dominating airborne fungi detected in this study belonged to the genus Penicillium (75.1% of all cultivated fungi) but there was a turnover of particular species among seasons.
The other mycotoxin analyzed in this article, roquefortine C, produced by a number of species belonging to genus Penicillium, exhibits neurotoxic effects [40].
Production of alkaloids by fungi of the genus Penicillium grown on wheat grain, Applied Biochemistry and Microbiology, 39(4): 403-406.