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NCYC 597

Candida albicans

Pre 2011 Name

Candida albicans

Equivalent Strain Designations

ATCC 18804, CBS 562, CCRC 20512, CECT 1002, DBVPG 6133, IFO 1385, IGC 3436, JCM 1542, KCTC 7270, NRRL Y-12983.

Depositor

CBS

Deposit Date

May 1960

Habitat

Skin of man with interdigital mycosis, Uraguay.
Candida albicans

Details

Candida albicans

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Key Information

Aerobic Utilisation and Growth

  • Glucose +
  • Galactose +
  • SorboseWeak/Latent
  • Sucrose +
  • Maltose +
  • Cellobiose -
  • Trehalose +
  • Lactose -
  • Melibiose -
  • Raffinose -
  • Melezitose -
  • Inulun -
  • Soluble Starch +
  • Xylose +
  • L Arabinose -
  • D Arabinose -
  • Ribose -
  • Rhamnose -
  • EthanolUnknown
  • Glycerol +
  • Erythritol -
  • Ribitol -
  • GalactitolUnknown
  • Mannitol +
  • Sorbitol +
  • AMD GlucosideUnknown
  • Salicin -
  • Lactic AcidUnknown
  • Succinic AcidUnknown
  • Citric AcidUnknown
  • Inositol -
  • GluconolactoneUnknown
  • GlucosamineUnknown
  • MethanolUnknown
  • XylitolUnknown

Strain Information

  • Information

    US Patent 3,726,763 : production of citric acid.

  • DepositorCBS
  • Deposit NameCandida albicans
  • Month of depositMay
  • Deposit Year1960
  • HabitatSkin of man with interdigital mycosis, Uraguay.
  • Equivalent Strain DesignationsATCC 18804, CBS 562, CCRC 20512, CECT 1002, DBVPG 6133, IFO 1385, IGC 3436, JCM 1542, KCTC 7270, NRRL Y-12983.
  • ReferenceMackinnon, Caracteres y grado de la virulencia experimental de las Torulopsidaceas de la sub-familia Micotoruleas (Monilias), Montevideo: Thesis 1936. Diddens & Lodder, Die anaskosporogenen Hefen, 2e Hälfte, p. 117 (neotype). Suzuki & Nakase, Microbiol.Cult.Coll. 14: 49-62, 1998 (cell-wall comp.,CoQ). Nakase et al., J.Gen.Appl.Microbiol. 161-169, 1994 (DNA,CoQ). Shin et al., J.Gen.Appl.Microbiol. 42: 481-491. 1996 (CoQ). Sato M , et al. Growth inhibitory properties of chalcones to Candida. Lett. Appl. Microbiol. 18: 53-55, 1994. Segal E , et al. Adhesion of Candida albicans to epithelial cells - effect of mikkomycin. Mycoses 40: 33-39, 1997. Kurtzman CP , Robnett CJ . Identification of clinically important ascomycetous yeasts based on nucleotide divergence in the 5' end of the large-subunit (26S) ribosomal DNA gene. J. Clin. Microbiol. 35: 1216-1223, 1997. Newman SL , Holly A . Candida albicans is phagocytosed, killed, and processed for antigen presentation by human dendritic cells. Infect. Immun. 69: 6813-6822, 2001.

Physical Characteristics

  • Optimum TemperatureUnknown
  • Miniumum TemperatureUnknown
  • Maximum TemperatureUnknown

Cells

  • ShapeLong-oval
  • Min Broth Breadth (µm)5
  • Max Broth Breadth (µm)9
  • Min Broth Length (µm)6
  • Max Broth Length (µm)14
  • Min Agar Breadth (µm)3
  • Max Agar Breadth (µm)8
  • Min Agar Length (µm)8
  • Max Agar Length (µm)14
  • ArrangementPairs
  • Colour on AgarCream
  • Surface on AgarShiny
  • Texture on AgarSmooth
  • Deposit in BrothNon-Flocculent
  • Ring in BrothAbsent
  • Ring ColourUnknown
  • Pellicle in BrothAbsent
  • Pellicle AppearanceN/A
  • Pellicle HabitatN/A

Cell Division

  • BuddingMultipolar
  • FissionAbsent

Filamentous Growth

  • PseudomyceliumWell formed
  • Pseudomycelium BranchUnknown
  • Pseudomycelium FormUnknown
  • BlastosporesAbsent
  • Blastospore ShapeN/A
  • Blastospore LocationN/A
  • Blastospore HabitatN/A
  • True MyceliumAbsent
  • Clamp ConnectionsAbsent

Asexual Spores

  • BallistosporesAbsent
  • AthrosporesAbsent
  • EndosporesAbsent
  • ChlamydosporesUnknown

Sexual Spores

  • AscosporesAbsent
  • Ascospore ShapeN/A
  • Ascospore WallN/A
  • Ascospores No Per AscusN/A
  • Ascus ShapeN/A
  • ConjugationAbsent
  • TeliosporesAbsent
  • Teliospore ShapeN/A

Miscellaneous

  • AssayUnknown
  • Salt TolerantUnknown
  • KillerUnknown
  • PlasmidUnknown

Semi-Anaerobic Fermentation

  • Glucose +
  • Galactose +
  • Sucrose -
  • Maltose +
  • Cellobiose -
  • Trehalose -
  • Lactose -
  • Melibiose -
  • Raffinose -
  • MelizitoseUnknown
  • InulinUnknown
  • Soluble StarchUnknown
  • XyloseUnknown
  • AMD GlucosideUnknown

Aerobic Utilisation and Growth - Sole Sources of Nitrogen

  • NH4 2SO4 +
  • KNO3 -
  • Ethylamine +
  • CadaverineUnknown
  • LysineUnknown

Other

  • Vitamin Free GrowthUnknown
  • Cyclohex 100Unknown
  • Cyclohex 1000Unknown
  • Glucose Growth 50Unknown
  • Glucose Growth 60Unknown
  • LipolyticUnknown
  • Acid ProductionUnknown
  • Growth 37 +
  • Growth 40Unknown
  • Arbutin Hydrolysis -
  • Urease ActivityUnknown
  • Starch Production -
  • Acid TolerantUnknown

Genomic Sequence Data

No data