Penicillium albocoremium

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Penicillium albocoremium
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Class: Eurotiomycetes
Order: Eurotiales
Family: Trichocomaceae
Genus: Penicillium
Species: P. albocoremium
Binomial name
Penicillium albocoremium
(Frisvad) Frisvad 2000

Penicillium hirsutum var. albocoremium Frisvad, in Frisvad & Filtenborg 1990

Penicillium albocoremium is a fungus species in the genus Penicillium growing in Allium cepa.[1]

Penicillium albocoremium produces barceloneic acid B and andrastin A.[1]


  1. ^ a b Overy DP, Larsen TO, Dalsgaard PW, Frydenvang K, Phipps R, Munro MH, Christophersen C (2005). "Andrastin A and barceloneic acid metabolites, protein farnesyl transferase inhibitors from Penicillium albocoremium: chemotaxonomic significance and pathological implications". Mycol Res 109 (Pt 11): 1243–1249. doi:10.1017/S0953756205003734. PMID 16279417. 

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