Species/Subspecies: Penicillium roqueforti
Category: Of practical use
Etymology: Genus name: paint brush.
Species epithet: from Roquefort (the cheese).
Significance:  [Unclassified]   
Taxonomy:
PhylumClassOrderFamilyGenus
AscomycotaEurotiomycetesEurotialesTrichocomaceaePenicillium
 
Macromorphology (smell):
Micromorphology:
Reproduction:
Spec. Char.:
Genome Sequence:
ACC-No GenBankStrain/Isolate# of chromSize (Mbp)Ref
GCF_015533775 LCP96 04111  28 # 48

Mitochondrial DNA sequence:
ACC-No GenBankStrain/IsolateNumber of BP
NC_027416 UASWS P1 29 908 
Cirkulärt DNA

18S rRNA Seq:
ACC-No GenBankStrain/IsolateNumber of NT
GQ458035 ATCC 10110 2292 

Taxonomy/phylogeny:
Comment:Used in the production of certain blou mould cheeses (Roquefort, Stilton, Danish blue, Cabrales and Gorgonzola), to give flavor and aroma to the cheese.
Updated:2021-06-23

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