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NCYC 601

Candida parapsilosis

Pre 2011 Name

Candida parapsilosis

Equivalent Strain Designations

ATCC 22019, CBS 604, CCRC 20515, DBVPG 6150, DSM 5784, IFO 1396, IGC 2545, JCM 1785, KCTC 7653, NRRL Y-12969, UCD 61-27

Depositor

CBS

Deposit Date

May 1960

Habitat

Case of sprue in Man, Puerto Rico.
Candida parapsilosis

Details

Candida parapsilosis

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Key Information

Aerobic Utilisation and Growth

  • Glucose +
  • Galactose +
  • SorboseWeak/Latent
  • Sucrose +
  • Maltose +
  • Cellobiose -
  • TrehaloseWeak/Latent
  • 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

    Used for assay of itraconzaole. Used for assay of ketoconazole. Control strain for identification (Vazquez JA , et al.) Degrades hydroxybenzoate. Degrades phenol. Produces (S)-1,3-butanediol dehydrogenase. Produces lipase. Used in susceptibility testing.

  • DepositorCBS
  • Deposit NameCandida parapsilosis
  • Month of depositMay
  • Deposit Year1960
  • HabitatCase of sprue in Man, Puerto Rico.
  • Equivalent Strain DesignationsATCC 22019, CBS 604, CCRC 20515, DBVPG 6150, DSM 5784, IFO 1396, IGC 2545, JCM 1785, KCTC 7653, NRRL Y-12969, UCD 61-27
  • ReferenceAshford BK . Certain conditions of the gastro-intestinal tract in Porto Rico and their relation to tropical sprue. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 8: 507-538, 1928. Middelhoven, A.v.Leeuwenhoek 63: 125-144, 1993 (benzene catabolism). Suzuki & Nakase, Microbiol.Cult.Coll. 14: 49-62, 1998 (cell-wall comp.,CoQ). Stenderup & Bak, J.Gen.Microbiol. 52: 231-236, 1968 (GC). Shin et al., J.Gen.Appl.Microbiol. 42: 481-491. 1996 (CoQ). Middelhoven WJ , et al. Degradation of some phenols and hydroxybenzoates by the imperfect ascomycetous yeasts Candida parapsilosis and Arxula adeninivorans: evidence for an operative gentisate pathway. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 62: 181-187, 1992. Rudek W . Esterase activity in Candida species. J. Clin. Microbiol. 8: 756-759, 1978. Lott TJ , et al. Genomic heterogeneity in the yeast Candida parapsilosis. Curr. Genet. 23: 463-467, 1993. Briand D , et al. Functioning and regioselectivity of the lipase of Candida parapsilosis (Ashford) Langeron and Talice in aqueous medium. New interpretation of regioselectivity taking acyl migration into account. Eur. J. Biochem. 228: 169-175, 1995. Zeng S , et al. Random amplified polymorphic DNA analysis of culture collection strains of Candida species. J. Med. Vet. Mycol. 34: 293-297, 1996. Lott TJ , et al. Nucleotide sequence analysis of the 5-8S rDNA and adjacent ITS2 region of Candida albicans and related species. Yeast 9: 1199-1206, 1993. Vazquez JA , et al. Comparison of restriction enzyme analysis versus pulsed-field gradient gel electrophoresis as a typing system for Torulopsis glabrata and Candida species other than C. albicans. J. Clin. Microbiol. 31: 2021-2030, 1993. Brenner DJ , et al. Multisite reproducibility of colorimetric broth microdilution method for antifungal susceptibility testing of yeast isolates. J. Clin. Microbiol. 32: 1625-1628, 1994. Briand D , et al. Factors affecting the acyltransfer activity of the lipase from Candida parapsilosis in aqueous media. J. Am. Oil Chem. Soc. 72: 1367-1373, 1995. Pfaller MA , et al. Selection of candidate quality control isolates and tentative quality control ranges for in vitro susceptibility testing of yeast isolates by National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards proposed standard methods. J. Clin. Microbiol. 32: 1650-1653, 1994. Lin D , et al. Three distinct genotypes within Candida parapsilosis from clinical sources. J. Clin. Microbiol. 33: 1815-1821, 1995. Yamamoto H , et al. Purification and characterization of (S)-1,3-butanediol dehydrogenase from Candida parapsilosis. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 59: 1769-1770, 1995. Rex JH , et al. Quality control guidelines for National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards--recommended broth macrodilution testing of ketoconazole and itraconazole. J. Clin. Microbiol. 34: 816-817, 1996. NCCLS. Reference method for broth dilution antifungal susceptibility testing of yeasts; approved standard. Wayne, PA: NCCLS; NCCLS M27-A, 1997. Nebohacova M , et al. Isolation and expression of the gene encoding mitochondrial ADP/ATP carrier (AAC) from the pathogenic yeast Candida parapsilosis. Yeast 15: 1237-1242, 1999. Barns SM , et al. Evolutionary relationships among pathogenic Candida species and relatives. J. Bacteriol. 173: 2250-2255, 1991.

Physical Characteristics

  • Optimum TemperatureUnknown
  • Miniumum TemperatureUnknown
  • Maximum TemperatureUnknown

Cells

  • ShapeElongated
  • Min Broth Breadth (µm)3
  • Max Broth Breadth (µm)6
  • Min Broth Length (µm)5
  • Max Broth Length (µm)14
  • Min Agar Breadth (µm)2
  • Max Agar Breadth (µm)7
  • Min Agar Length (µm)4
  • Max Agar Length (µm)9
  • ArrangementChains
  • Colour on AgarCream
  • Surface on AgarShiny
  • Texture on AgarWrinkled
  • Deposit in BrothFlocculent
  • Ring in BrothAbsent
  • Ring ColourUnknown
  • Pellicle in BrothAbsent
  • Pellicle AppearanceN/A
  • Pellicle HabitatN/A

Cell Division

  • BuddingMultipolar
  • FissionAbsent

Filamentous Growth

  • PseudomyceliumWell formed
  • Pseudomycelium BranchIrregularly branched
  • Pseudomycelium FormMycotorula
  • BlastosporesFew
  • Blastospore ShapeUnknown
  • Blastospore LocationUnknown
  • Blastospore HabitatUnknown
  • True MyceliumAbsent
  • Clamp ConnectionsAbsent

Asexual Spores

  • BallistosporesAbsent
  • AthrosporesAbsent
  • EndosporesAbsent
  • ChlamydosporesAbsent

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 +
  • GalactoseUnknown
  • SucroseWeak/Latent
  • 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 37Unknown
  • Growth 40Unknown
  • Arbutin Hydrolysis -
  • Urease ActivityUnknown
  • Starch Production -
  • Acid TolerantUnknown

Genomic Sequence Data

No data