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NCYC 1405

Cryptococcus vishniacii var. vishniacii

Pre 2011 Name

Cryptococcus vishniacii var. vishniacii

Equivalent Strain Designations

ATCC 36649, CBS 7110, JCM 10482, MYSW 304Y268, NRRL Y-17208.

Depositor

Dr. H. Vishniac

Deposit Date

January 1982

Habitat

Soil, Mount Baldr, Antarctica.
Cryptococcus vishniacii var. vishniacii

Details

Cryptococcus vishniacii var. vishniacii

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Key Information

Aerobic Utilisation and Growth

  • Glucose +
  • Galactose -
  • Sorbose -
  • Sucrose +
  • Maltose +
  • Cellobiose -
  • Trehalose +
  • Lactose -
  • Melibiose -
  • Raffinose +
  • Melezitose +
  • Inulun +
  • Soluble Starch +
  • Xylose +
  • L Arabinose +
  • D Arabinose -
  • Ribose -
  • Rhamnose +
  • EthanolWeak/Latent
  • Glycerol -
  • Erythritol -
  • Ribitol -
  • Galactitol -
  • Mannitol -
  • Sorbitol -
  • AMD Glucoside -
  • SalicinWeak/Latent
  • Lactic Acid -
  • Succinic AcidWeak/Latent
  • Citric Acid -
  • Inositol -
  • Gluconolactone -
  • Glucosamine -
  • Methanol -
  • XylitolUnknown

Strain Information

  • Information

    Type strain of Cryptococcus vishniacii. Psychrophilic - grows very poorly at 25C.

  • DepositorDr. H. Vishniac
  • Deposit NameCryptococcus vishniacii
  • Month of depositJanuary
  • Deposit Year1982
  • HabitatSoil, Mount Baldr, Antarctica.
  • Equivalent Strain DesignationsATCC 36649, CBS 7110, JCM 10482, MYSW 304Y268, NRRL Y-17208.
  • ReferenceVishniac HS , Hempfling WP . Cryptococcus vishniacii sp. nov., an Antarctic yeast. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 29: 153-158, 1979. Vishniac HS , Baharaeen S . Five new basidioblastomycetous yeast species segregated from Cryptococcus vishniacii emend. auct., an Antarctic yeast species comprising four new varieties. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 32: 437-445, 1982. J. Gen. Microbiol. 112: 301-314, 1979. Fell JW , et al. Biodiversity and systematics of basidiomycetous yeasts as determined by large-subunit rDNA D1/D2 domain sequence analysis. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 50: 1351-1371, 2000.

Physical Characteristics

  • Optimum Temperature17
  • Miniumum Temperature4
  • Maximum Temperature17

Cells

  • ShapeRound-oval
  • Min Broth Breadth (µm)3
  • Max Broth Breadth (µm)5
  • Min Broth Length (µm)5
  • Max Broth Length (µm)13
  • Min Agar Breadth (µm)4
  • Max Agar Breadth (µm)7
  • Min Agar Length (µm)5
  • Max Agar Length (µm)8
  • ArrangementPairs
  • Colour on AgarCream
  • Surface on AgarShiny
  • Texture on AgarSmooth
  • Deposit in BrothNon-Flocculent
  • Ring in BrothAbsent
  • Ring Colour N/A
  • Pellicle in BrothAbsent
  • Pellicle AppearanceN/A
  • Pellicle HabitatN/A

Cell Division

  • BuddingMultipolar
  • FissionAbsent

Filamentous Growth

  • PseudomyceliumAbsent
  • Pseudomycelium BranchN/A
  • Pseudomycelium FormN/A
  • BlastosporesAbsent
  • Blastospore ShapeN/A
  • Blastospore LocationN/A
  • Blastospore HabitatN/A
  • 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 -
  • Galactose -
  • Sucrose -
  • Maltose -
  • Cellobiose -
  • Trehalose -
  • Lactose -
  • Melibiose -
  • Raffinose -
  • Melizitose -
  • Inulin -
  • Soluble Starch -
  • XyloseUnknown
  • AMD Glucoside -

Aerobic Utilisation and Growth - Sole Sources of Nitrogen

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

Other

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

Genomic Sequence Data

No data