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NCYC 744

Kluyveromyces marxianus

Pre 2011 Name

Candida kefyr

Equivalent Strain Designations

UD 829

Depositor

Dr. W.A. Cox

Deposit Date

February 1970

Habitat

Isolated from 'real fruit' yoghurt.
Kluyveromyces marxianus

Details

Kluyveromyces marxianus

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Key Information

Aerobic Utilisation and Growth

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

Strain Information

  • Information

    Production of lactase from whey (Maiorella & Castillo 1984); regulation of ß -D-galactosidase synthesis (Pedrique & Castillo 1982)

  • DepositorDr. W.A. Cox
  • Deposit NameCandida pseudotropicalis
  • Month of depositFebruary
  • Deposit Year1970
  • HabitatIsolated from 'real fruit' yoghurt.
  • Equivalent Strain DesignationsUD 829
  • ReferenceMaiorella, B.L. & Castillo, F.J. 1984. Ethanol, biomass and enzyme production for whey waste abatement. Process Biochemistry 19, 157-161. Pedrique, M. & Castillo, F.J.1982. Regulation of b-D-galactosidase synthesis in Candida pseudotropicalis. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 43, 303-310.

Physical Characteristics

  • Optimum Temperature43
  • Miniumum Temperature11
  • Maximum Temperature46

Cells

  • ShapeElongated
  • Min Broth Breadth (µm)2
  • Max Broth Breadth (µm)7
  • Min Broth Length (µm)4
  • Max Broth Length (µm)15
  • Min Agar Breadth (µm)Unknown
  • Max Agar Breadth (µm)Unknown
  • Min Agar Length (µm)Unknown
  • Max Agar Length (µm)Unknown
  • ArrangementSingle
  • Colour on AgarCream
  • Surface on AgarShiny
  • Texture on AgarSmooth
  • 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 BranchUnknown
  • Pseudomycelium FormUnknown
  • BlastosporesUnknown
  • Blastospore ShapeOval
  • Blastospore LocationVerticils
  • 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 +
  • Galactose +
  • Sucrose +
  • Maltose -
  • 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 Growth -
  • Cyclohex 100 -
  • Cyclohex 1000 -
  • Glucose Growth 50Unknown
  • Glucose Growth 60 -
  • Lipolytic -
  • Acid ProductionUnknown
  • Growth 37 +
  • Growth 40Unknown
  • Arbutin Hydrolysis -
  • Urease ActivityUnknown
  • Starch Production -
  • Acid Tolerant +

Genomic Sequence Data

No data