Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Genome of Penicillium chrysogenum

The genome of the fungus that produces penicillin has been sequenced, according to a report on the BBC (discovered via the BBC Health feed that I get in Twitter). The genome has been published as an advance online publication in Nature Biotechnology and may lead to the discovery of new antibiotics, according to the BBC report.

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