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Descriptor English: Penicillium
Descriptor Spanish: Penicillium
Descriptor Portuguese: Penicillium
Descriptor French: Penicillium
Entry term(s): Penicilliums
Tree number(s): B01.300.381.662
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010407
Scope note: A mitosporic Trichocomaceae fungal genus that develops fruiting organs resembling a broom. When identified, teleomorphs include EUPENICILLIUM and TALAROMYCES. Several species (but especially PENICILLIUM CHRYSOGENUM) are sources of the antibiotic penicillin.
Annotation: infection: coordinate IM with MYCOSES (IM) or specific mycosis (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PH physiology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
DeCS ID: 10601
Unique ID: D010407
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2011/06/24
Penicillium - Preferred
Concept UI M0016154
Scope note A mitosporic Trichocomaceae fungal genus that develops fruiting organs resembling a broom. When identified, teleomorphs include EUPENICILLIUM and TALAROMYCES. Several species (but especially PENICILLIUM CHRYSOGENUM) are sources of the antibiotic penicillin.
Preferred term Penicillium
Entry term(s) Penicilliums



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