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The research was led by Professors Ulrich Kück and Stefanie Pöggeler from Germany, Dr Paul Dyer from the UK, and scientists from Sandoz GmbH, a world leader in the industrial production of penicillin and other pharmaceuticals. Other major contributors were PhD student Julia Böhm (Bochum) and postdoctoral research fellow Dr Céline O’Gorman (Nottingham). The work was funded by The Christian Doppler Society (Austria) and The Wellcome Trust (UK).
J. Böhm, B. Hoff, C.M. O’Gorman, S. Wolfers, V. Klix, D. Binger, I. Zadra, H. Kürnsteiner, S. Pöggeler, P.S. Dyer, U. Kück (2013). Sexual reproduction and mating-type–mediated strain development in the penicillin-producing fungus Penicillium chrysogenum. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1217943110.
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