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Genome of Fleming’s original penicillin-producing mould sequenced with help from CABI’s original strain

Penicillium fungus grown from original Fleming strain goes on world tour to China and India

Penicillium, a fungus which has been grown from a strain of Sir Alexander Fleming’s original culture maintained by CABI, is currently on a world tour to China and India as part of a ‘Superbugs’ exhibition in conjunction with the Science Museum in London.