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NCYC 854

Candida albicans

Pre 2011 Name

Candida albicans

Equivalent Strain Designations

ATCC 2091, CBS 2730, DSM 1665, IFO 1393, MUCL 38887, NRRL Y-79.

Depositor

ATCC

Deposit Date

November 1976

Habitat

Unknown
Candida albicans

Details

Candida albicans

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Key Information

Aerobic Utilisation and Growth

  • Glucose +
  • Galactose +
  • Sorbose -
  • Sucrose +
  • Maltose +
  • Cellobiose -
  • Trehalose +
  • Lactose -
  • Melibiose -
  • Raffinose -
  • MelezitoseWeak/Latent
  • Inulun -
  • Soluble Starch +
  • Xylose +
  • L Arabinose -
  • D Arabinose -
  • Ribose -
  • RhamnoseWeak/Latent
  • Ethanol +
  • Glycerol +
  • Erythritol -
  • RibitolWeak/Latent
  • Galactitol -
  • Mannitol +
  • Sorbitol +
  • AMD Glucoside +
  • Salicin -
  • Lactic Acid +
  • Succinic Acid +
  • Citric AcidUnknown
  • Inositol -
  • GluconolactoneUnknown
  • GlucosamineUnknown
  • MethanolUnknown
  • XylitolUnknown

Strain Information

  • Information

    Produces aspartic proteinases (aspartyl proteinases). Used for sterility testing.

  • DepositorATCC
  • Deposit NameCandida albicans
  • Month of depositNovember
  • Deposit Year1976
  • HabitatUnknown
  • Equivalent Strain DesignationsATCC 2091, CBS 2730, DSM 1665, IFO 1393, MUCL 38887, NRRL Y-79.
  • ReferenceMorrison CJ , et al. Heterogeneity of the purified extracellular aspartyl proteinase from Candida albicans: characterization with monoclonal antibodies and N-terminal amino acid sequence analysis. Infect. Immun. 61: 2030-2036, 1993. British Pharmacopoeia Commission. Test for sterility. In: British Pharmacopoeia 1993. vol. 2: London (UK): British Pharmacopoeia Commission; 1993, Appendix XVI A, pp. A180-A184. British Pharmacopoeia Commission. Tests for microbial contamination. In: British Pharmacopoeia 1993. vol. 2: London (UK): British Pharmacopoeia Commission; 1993, Appendix XVI B, pp. A184-A190. Wagner T , et al. pH-dependent denaturation of extracellular aspartic proteinases from Candida species. J. Med. Vet. Mycol. 33: 275-278, 1995. Morrison CJ , et al. Purification and characterization of the extracellular aspartyl proteinase of Candida albicans: removal of extraneous proteins and cell wall mannoprotein and evidence for lack of glycosylation. J. Gen. Microbiol. 139: 1177-1186, 1993. European Pharmacopoeia Commission. Sterility. In: European Pharmacopoeia. 3rd ed. Strasbourg, France: European Pharmacopoeia Commission; 1997, EP 2.6.1. European Pharmacopoeia Commission. Microbial contamination of products not required to comply with the test for sterility (total viable aerobic count). In: European Pharmacopoeia. 3rd ed. Strasbourg, France: European Pharmacopoeia Commission; 1997, EP 2.6.12. Guinet et al., J.Clin.Microbiol. 26: 2307-2312, 1988 (fungicide).

Physical Characteristics

  • Optimum TemperatureUnknown
  • Miniumum TemperatureUnknown
  • Maximum TemperatureUnknown

Cells

  • ShapeRound-oval
  • Min Broth Breadth (µm)3
  • Max Broth Breadth (µm)6
  • Min Broth Length (µm)4
  • Max Broth Length (µm)7
  • Min Agar Breadth (µm)Unknown
  • Max Agar Breadth (µm)Unknown
  • Min Agar Length (µm)Unknown
  • Max Agar Length (µm)Unknown
  • ArrangementPairs
  • Colour on AgarCream
  • Surface on AgarDull
  • Texture on AgarRough
  • Deposit in BrothNon-Flocculent
  • Ring in BrothUnknown
  • Ring ColourUnknown
  • Pellicle in BrothUnknown
  • Pellicle AppearanceUnknown
  • Pellicle HabitatUnknown

Cell Division

  • BuddingMultipolar
  • FissionAbsent

Filamentous Growth

  • PseudomyceliumWell formed
  • Pseudomycelium BranchUnknown
  • Pseudomycelium FormUnknown
  • BlastosporesMany
  • Blastospore ShapeUnknown
  • Blastospore LocationUnknown
  • Blastospore HabitatUnknown
  • True MyceliumPresent
  • Clamp ConnectionsAbsent

Asexual Spores

  • BallistosporesAbsent
  • AthrosporesAbsent
  • EndosporesAbsent
  • ChlamydosporesPresent

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 -
  • MaltoseWeak/Latent
  • CellobioseUnknown
  • TrehaloseUnknown
  • Lactose -
  • Melibiose -
  • Raffinose -
  • MelizitoseUnknown
  • InulinUnknown
  • Soluble Starch -
  • XyloseUnknown
  • AMD GlucosideUnknown

Aerobic Utilisation and Growth - Sole Sources of Nitrogen

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

Other

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

Genomic Sequence Data

No data