Journal of Microbial & Biochemical Technology

Journal of Microbial & Biochemical Technology
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ISSN: 1948-5948

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Microbial Metabolism of Artemisinin by Penicillium janthinellum

Yanqin Liu, Jinyan Li, Fuli Luo and Yulian Zhan*

The microbial transformation of artemisinin by Penicillium janthinellum was investigated. During 6 days at 28°C and 180 rpm, artemisinin was transformed to a product by Penicillium janthinellum. The product was identified as 4α-hydroxy-1-deoxyartemisinin. This is the first report of biotransformation of artemisinin by Penicillium janthinellum.

Published Date: 2019-05-24; Received Date: 2019-04-02