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NCYC 179

Kluyveromyces marxianus

Pre 2011 Name

Kluyveromyces marxianus

Equivalent Strain Designations

ATCC 36142

Depositor

Mr. P. Clarke, Kraft Cheese Co. Ltd.

Deposit Date

March 1939

Habitat

Cheese
Kluyveromyces marxianus

Details

Kluyveromyces marxianus

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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 -
  • Ethanol +
  • Glycerol +
  • Erythritol -
  • RibitolWeak/Latent
  • Galactitol -
  • Mannitol +
  • Sorbitol +
  • AMD Glucoside -
  • Salicin +
  • Lactic Acid +
  • Succinic Acid +
  • Citric Acid +
  • Inositol -
  • GluconolactoneWeak/Latent
  • Glucosamine -
  • Methanol -
  • Xylitol +

Strain Information

  • Information

    Pseudomycelium studies (Can. J. Microbiol., 1974, 20, 265-267); Production of ethanol (Marwaha & Kennedy 1984).

  • DepositorMr. P. Clarke, Kraft Cheese Co. Ltd.
  • Deposit NameSaccharomyces fragilis
  • Month of depositMarch
  • Deposit Year1939
  • HabitatCheese
  • Equivalent Strain DesignationsATCC 36142
  • ReferenceSteele SD , Miller JJ . Pseudomycelium development and sporulation in Saccharomyces fragilis. Can. J. Microbiol. 20: 265-267, 1974. Marwaha SS , Kennedy JF . Alcohol production from whey permeate by immobilized and free cells of Kluyveromyces marxianus NCYC 179. Process Biochem. 19: 79-80, 1984.

Physical Characteristics

  • Optimum Temperature41
  • Miniumum Temperature10
  • Maximum Temperature44

Cells

  • ShapeLong-oval
  • Min Broth Breadth (µm)2
  • Max Broth Breadth (µm)5
  • Min Broth Length (µm)4
  • Max Broth Length (µm)11
  • Min Agar Breadth (µm)2
  • Max Agar Breadth (µm)5
  • Min Agar Length (µm)4
  • Max Agar Length (µm)20
  • ArrangementSingle and in pairs
  • 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 BranchIrregularly branched
  • Pseudomycelium FormMycocandida
  • BlastosporesAbsent
  • Blastospore ShapeN/A
  • Blastospore LocationN/A
  • Blastospore HabitatN/A
  • True MyceliumAbsent
  • Clamp ConnectionsAbsent

Asexual Spores

  • BallistosporesAbsent
  • AthrosporesAbsent
  • EndosporesAbsent
  • ChlamydosporesAbsent

Sexual Spores

  • AscosporesPresent
  • Ascospore ShapeReniform
  • Ascospore WallSmooth
  • Ascospores No Per Ascus4
  • Ascus ShapeUnknown
  • ConjugationAbsent
  • TeliosporesAbsent
  • Teliospore ShapeUnknown

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 +
  • Cadaverine +
  • LysineUnknown

Other

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

Genomic Sequence Data

No data