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NCYC 101

Pichia membranifaciens

Pre 2011 Name

Pichia membranifaciens

Equivalent Strain Designations

ATCC 10022; CBS 6432; CCRC 21628; NCTC 2303; NRRL Y-665

Depositor

A. Chaston Chapman

Deposit Date

February 1921

Habitat

Kefir beer
Pichia membranifaciens

Details

Pichia membranifaciens

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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 -
  • Ribitol -
  • Galactitol -
  • Mannitol -
  • Sorbitol -
  • AMD GlucosideUnknown
  • Salicin -
  • Lactic AcidUnknown
  • Succinic AcidUnknown
  • Citric AcidUnknown
  • Inositol -
  • GluconolactoneUnknown
  • GlucosamineUnknown
  • MethanolUnknown
  • XylitolUnknown

Strain Information

  • Information

    Produces ethanol from whey permeate (Vienne P & Von Stockar U, 1983). Produces glycerol from whey permeate (Rapin JD, et al., 1994). Degrades whey permeate (Vienne P, Von Stockar U, 1983; Rapin JD, et al., 1994). Produces UDP-glucose 4-epimerase (udp-glucose 4-epimerase (galactowaldenase). Produces ethyl alcohol (ethanol) (Vienne P & Von Stockar U, 1983). Produces glycerol (glycerin; glycerine) (Rapin JD, et al., 1994).

  • DepositorA. Chaston Chapman
  • Deposit NameSaccharomyces fragilis
  • Month of depositFebruary
  • Deposit Year1921
  • HabitatKefir beer
  • Equivalent Strain DesignationsATCC 10022; CBS 6432; CCRC 21628; NCTC 2303; NRRL Y-665
  • ReferenceDie Mikroorg. d. Gärungs-Industrie, 1918, 276. Vienne P & Von Stockar U. Alcohol from whey permeate: strain selection, temperature, and medium optimization. Biotechnol. Bioeng. Symp. 13: 421-435, 1983. Rapin JD, et al. Glycerol production by yeast fermentation of whey permeate. Enzyme Microb. Technol. 16: 143-150, 1994. Vienne P, Von Stockar U. Alcohol from whey permeate: strain selection, temperature, and medium optimization. Biotechnol. Bioeng. Symp. 13: 421-435, 1983.

Physical Characteristics

  • Optimum TemperatureUnknown
  • Miniumum TemperatureUnknown
  • Maximum TemperatureUnknown

Cells

  • ShapeBot
  • Min Broth Breadth (µm)2
  • Max Broth Breadth (µm)4
  • Min Broth Length (µm)4
  • Max Broth Length (µm)16
  • Min Agar Breadth (µm)2
  • Max Agar Breadth (µm)3
  • Min Agar Length (µm)3
  • Max Agar Length (µm)255
  • ArrangementChains
  • Colour on AgarBrown
  • Surface on AgarDull
  • Texture on AgarWrinkled
  • Deposit in BrothUnknown
  • Ring in BrothUnknown
  • Ring ColourUnknown
  • Pellicle in BrothThick
  • Pellicle AppearanceWrinkled
  • Pellicle HabitatClimbing

Cell Division

  • BuddingMultipolar
  • FissionAbsent

Filamentous Growth

  • PseudomyceliumWell formed
  • Pseudomycelium BranchIrregularly branched
  • Pseudomycelium FormUnknown
  • BlastosporesFew
  • Blastospore ShapeOval
  • Blastospore LocationVerticils
  • Blastospore HabitatUnknown
  • True MyceliumAbsent
  • Clamp ConnectionsAbsent

Asexual Spores

  • BallistosporesAbsent
  • AthrosporesAbsent
  • EndosporesAbsent
  • ChlamydosporesAbsent

Sexual Spores

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

Miscellaneous

  • AssayUnknown
  • Salt Tolerant10%
  • KillerNo
  • 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 GrowthUnknown
  • Cyclohex 100Unknown
  • Cyclohex 1000Unknown
  • Glucose Growth 50Unknown
  • Glucose Growth 60Unknown
  • Lipolytic -
  • Acid ProductionUnknown
  • Growth 37 -
  • Growth 40Unknown
  • Arbutin Hydrolysis -
  • Urease ActivityUnknown
  • Starch Production -
  • Acid TolerantUnknown

Genomic Sequence Data

No data