Penicillium islandicum Sopp (ATCC® 26535)

Strain Designations: WF-38-12  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

Deposited As Penicillium islandicum Sopp, anamorph
Strain Designations WF-38-12
produces cyclochlorotine chlorine containing-peptide
produces luteoskyrin
produces simatoxin
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 K Ishii
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--K Ishii<<--H. Kurata
wheat flour, Japan

Uraguchi K, et al. Chronic toxicity and carcinogenicity in mice of the purified mycotoxins, luteoskyrin and cyclochlorotine. Food Cosmet. Toxicol. 10: 193-207, 1972. PubMed: 4342127

Ishii K, Ueno Y. Production of the hepatoxic chlorine-containing peptide by Penicillium islandicum Sopp. Appl. Microbiol. 26: 359-363, 1973. PubMed: 4751792

Ghosh AC, et al. Production of cyclochlorotine and a new metabolite, simatoxin, by Penicillium islandicum Sopp. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 35: 1074-1078, 1978. PubMed: 677874