Penicillium decumbens Thom (ATCC® 10436)

Strain Designations: NRRL 742 [5330, CBS 318.48, FRR 742, IFO 6093, IMI 39755, QM 1920]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

Deposited As Penicillium decumbens Thom, anamorph
Strain Designations NRRL 742 [5330, CBS 318.48, FRR 742, IFO 6093, IMI 39755, QM 1920]
produces 1-octen-3-ol
produces 3-octanone
produces 5alpha-reductase
produces nerolidol
produces phenethyl alcohol
produces thujopsene
produces odorous compounds thujopsene, 3-octanone, nerolidol, 1-octen-3-ol and phenethyl alcohol
transformation of corticosteroids
Biosafety Level 1

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Product Format freeze-dried
Type Strain no
Preceptrol® no
Medium ATCC® Medium 336: Potato dextrose agar (PDA)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24.0°C
Name of Depositor NRRL
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--NRRL<<--C. Thom 5330 <<--- C.D. Sherbakoff

Holland HL, et al. Formation of 5 alpha steroids by biotransformation involving the 5 alpha-reductase activity of Penicillium decumbens. Steroids 59: 642-647, 1994. PubMed: 7701540

Holland HL, et al. Biotransformation of corticosteroids by Penicillium decumbens ATCC 10436. Steroids 60: 646-469, 1995. PubMed: 8545855

Halim AF, et al. Odorous constituents of Penicillium decumbens. Mycologia 67: 1158-1165, 1975. PubMed: 55967