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NCYC 546

Kluyveromyces wickerhamii

Pre 2011 Name

Kluyveromyces wickerhamii

Equivalent Strain Designations

Phaff strain F-394A - Believed to be the same srtain as: ATCC 24178, CBS 2745, DBVPG 6077, IFO 1675, NRRL Y-8286, UCD 54-210.

Depositor

Dr. H. J. Phaff

Deposit Date

November 1958

Habitat

Drosophila sp. (fruit fly), California, USA.
Kluyveromyces wickerhamii

Details

Kluyveromyces wickerhamii

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Key Information

Aerobic Utilisation and Growth

  • Glucose +
  • Galactose +
  • SorboseUnknown
  • Sucrose +
  • MaltoseUnknown
  • CellobioseWeak/Latent
  • Trehalose -
  • Lactose -
  • Melibiose -
  • Raffinose -
  • MelezitoseUnknown
  • InulunUnknown
  • Soluble StarchUnknown
  • Xylose +
  • L ArabinoseUnknown
  • D ArabinoseUnknown
  • RiboseUnknown
  • RhamnoseUnknown
  • EthanolUnknown
  • GlycerolUnknown
  • ErythritolUnknown
  • RibitolUnknown
  • GalactitolUnknown
  • Mannitol -
  • SorbitolWeak/Latent
  • AMD GlucosideUnknown
  • Salicin +
  • Lactic Acid -
  • Succinic AcidUnknown
  • Citric AcidUnknown
  • InositolUnknown
  • GluconolactoneUnknown
  • GlucosamineUnknown
  • MethanolUnknown
  • XylitolUnknown

Strain Information

  • Information

    Type strain of Saccharomyces wickerhamii. Produces pectin-releasing enzyme PPase-W (Yoshitake S, 1994).

  • DepositorDr. H. J. Phaff
  • Deposit NameSaccharomyces wickerhamii
  • Month of depositNovember
  • Deposit Year1958
  • HabitatDrosophila sp. (fruit fly), California, USA.
  • Equivalent Strain DesignationsPhaff strain F-394A - Believed to be the same srtain as: ATCC 24178, CBS 2745, DBVPG 6077, IFO 1675, NRRL Y-8286, UCD 54-210.
  • ReferenceYoshitake S et al. Purification and characterization of a pectin-releasing enzyme produced by Kluyveromyces wickerhamii. J. Ferment. Bioeng. 77: 370-375, 1994. Phaff HJ et al. The taxonomy of yeasts isolated from Drosophila in the Yosemite region of California. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 22: 145-161, 1956.

Physical Characteristics

  • Optimum TemperatureUnknown
  • Miniumum TemperatureUnknown
  • Maximum TemperatureUnknown

Cells

  • ShapeLong-oval
  • Min Broth Breadth (µm)2
  • Max Broth Breadth (µm)4
  • Min Broth Length (µm)4
  • Max Broth Length (µm)6
  • Min Agar Breadth (µm)2
  • Max Agar Breadth (µm)5
  • Min Agar Length (µm)3
  • Max Agar Length (µm)8
  • ArrangementPairs
  • Colour on AgarCream
  • Surface on AgarShiny
  • Texture on AgarSmooth
  • Deposit in BrothFlocculent
  • Ring in BrothAbsent
  • Ring ColourUnknown
  • Pellicle in BrothThin
  • Pellicle AppearanceMilky
  • Pellicle HabitatUnknown

Cell Division

  • BuddingMultipolar
  • FissionAbsent

Filamentous Growth

  • PseudomyceliumAbsent
  • Pseudomycelium BranchN/A
  • Pseudomycelium FormN/A
  • BlastosporesN/A
  • 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 WallUnknown
  • Ascospores No Per Ascus4
  • Ascus ShapeUnknown
  • ConjugationPresent
  • 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 2SO4Unknown
  • KNO3 -
  • Ethylamine +
  • CadaverineUnknown
  • LysineUnknown

Other

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

Genomic Sequence Data

No data