Penicillium griseofulvum

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Penicillium griseofulvum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Order: Eurotiales
Family: Trichocomaceae
Genus: Penicillium
Species: P. griseofulvum
Binomial name
Penicillium griseofulvum
Dierckx, R.P. 1901[1]
Type strain
CBS 185.27[2]

Penicillium patulum, Penicillium urticae, Penicillium flexuosum, Penicillium maltum, Penicillium duninii[1]

Penicillium griseofulvum is a species of the genus of Penicillium which produces patulin, penifulvin A, cyclopiazonic acid, roquefortine C, shikimic acid and griseofulvin. Penicillium griseofulvum occurs on cereals and nuts.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]

Further reading[edit]

  • Fletcher, J. (1969). "Morphology and nuclear behaviour of germinating conidia of Penicillium griseofulvum". Transactions of the British Mycological Society. 53 (3): 425. doi:10.1016/S0007-1536(69)80100-2. 
  • Reddy, V. K.; Reddy, S. M. (1992). "Cyclopiazonic acid production by Penicillium griseofulvum in relation to different cultivars of maize". World Journal of Microbiology & Biotechnology. 8 (2): 208. doi:10.1007/BF01195850. 
  • Aho, R.; Westerling, B.; Ajello, L.; Padhye, A. A.; Samson, R. A. (1990). "Avian penicilliosis caused by Penicillium griseofulvumin a captive toucanet". Medical Mycology. 28 (5): 349. doi:10.1080/02681219080000451. 
  • André-Leroux, G. N. L.; Berrin, J. G.; Georis, J.; Arnaut, F.; Juge, N. (2008). "Structure-based mutagenesis of Penicillium griseofulvum xylanase using computational design". Proteins: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics. 72 (4): 1298. doi:10.1002/prot.22029. 
  • Oros, J.; Ramirez, A. S.; Poveda, J. B.; Rodriguez, J. L.; Fernandez, A. (1996). "Systemic mycosis caused by Penicillium griseofulvum in a Seychelles giant tortoise (Megalochelys gigantea)". Veterinary Record. 139 (12): 295. doi:10.1136/vr.139.12.295. 
  • Jonniaux, J. L.; Bruyer, D; Arnaut, F; Dauvrin, T (2001). "A new xylanase from Penicillium griseofulvum". Mededelingen (Rijksuniversiteit te Gent. Fakulteit van de Landbouwkundige en Toegepaste Biologische Wetenschappen). 66 (3a): 261–6. PMID 15954597. 
  • Birch, A. J.; Massy-Westropp, R. A.; Moye, C. J. (1955). "Studies in relation to biosynthesis. VII. 2-Hydroxy-6-methylbenzoic acid in Penicillium griseofulvum Dierckx". Australian Journal of Chemistry. 8 (4): 539. doi:10.1071/CH9550539. 

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Penicillium griseofulvum". MycoBank. Retrieved 13 June 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Taxonomy - Penicillium griseofulvum". UniProt. Retrieved 13 June 2016. 
  3. ^ Spadaro, D.; Lorè, A.; Amatulli, M. T.; Garibaldi, A.; Gullino, M. L. (2011). "First Report of Penicillium griseofulvum Causing Blue Mold on Stored Apples in Italy (Piedmont)". Plant Disease. 95: 76. doi:10.1094/PDIS-08-10-0568. 
  4. ^ Shim, S. H.; Swenson, D. C.; Gloer, J. B.; Dowd, P. F.; Wicklow, D. T. (2006). "Penifulvin A:  A Sesquiterpenoid-Derived Metabolite Containing a Novel Dioxa[5,5,5,6]fenestrane Ring System from a Fungicolous Isolate of Penicilliumgriseofulvum". Organic Letters. 8 (6): 1225. PMID 16524309. doi:10.1021/ol060107c. 
  5. ^ John I. Pitt; Ailsa D. Hocking (2009). Fungi and Food Spoilage. Springer Science & Business Media. ISBN 0387922075. 
  6. ^ MacMillan, J. (1954). "Griseofulvin. Part IX. Isolation of the bromo-analogue from Penicillium griseofulvum and Penicillium nigricans". Journal of the Chemical Society (Resumed): 2585. doi:10.1039/JR9540002585. 
  7. ^ Simonart, P.; Wiaux, A. (1960). "Production of Shikimic Acid by Penicillium griseofulvum Dierckx". Nature. 186 (4718): 78. doi:10.1038/186078a0.