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NCYC 333

Pichia membranifaciens

Pre 2011 Name

Pichia membranifaciens

Equivalent Strain Designations

ATCC 36908, CBS 7374, 'Strain 79'

Depositor

A.E. Wiles

Deposit Date

October 1951

Habitat

Draught beer, UK.
Pichia membranifaciens

Details

Pichia membranifaciens

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Key Information

Aerobic Utilisation and Growth

  • Glucose +
  • Galactose -
  • SorboseUnknown
  • Sucrose -
  • Maltose -
  • Cellobiose -
  • TrehaloseUnknown
  • Lactose -
  • Melibiose -
  • Raffinose -
  • MelezitoseUnknown
  • InulunUnknown
  • Soluble StarchUnknown
  • XyloseWeak/Latent
  • L ArabinoseUnknown
  • D ArabinoseUnknown
  • RiboseUnknown
  • Rhamnose -
  • EthanolUnknown
  • GlycerolUnknown
  • Erythritol -
  • Ribitol -
  • GalactitolUnknown
  • Mannitol -
  • Sorbitol -
  • AMD GlucosideUnknown
  • SalicinUnknown
  • Lactic AcidUnknown
  • Succinic AcidUnknown
  • Citric AcidUnknown
  • InositolUnknown
  • GluconolactoneUnknown
  • GlucosamineUnknown
  • MethanolUnknown
  • XylitolUnknown

Strain Information

  • Information

    Killer character K7 (A.v. Leeuwenhoek, 1978, 44, 59-77; Shimizu et al. 1985).

  • DepositorA.E. Wiles
  • Deposit NamePichia alcoholophila
  • Month of depositOctober
  • Deposit Year1951
  • HabitatDraught beer, UK.
  • Equivalent Strain DesignationsATCC 36908, CBS 7374, 'Strain 79'
  • ReferenceYoung, in Rose & Harrison, The Yeasts Vol.2, London: Academic Press. Wiles, J. Inst. Brew. 56: 183, 1950. Killer character K7, A.v. Leeuwenhoek, 1978, 44, 59-77. Killer properties of wine yeasts. Shimizu et al. Journal of Fermentation Technology, 63, 421-429, 1985.

Physical Characteristics

  • Optimum TemperatureUnknown
  • Miniumum TemperatureUnknown
  • Maximum TemperatureUnknown

Cells

  • ShapeLong-oval
  • Min Broth Breadth (µm)3
  • Max Broth Breadth (µm)5
  • Min Broth Length (µm)5
  • Max Broth Length (µm)8
  • Min Agar Breadth (µm)2
  • Max Agar Breadth (µm)5
  • Min Agar Length (µm)4
  • Max Agar Length (µm)12
  • ArrangementPairs
  • Colour on AgarCream
  • Surface on AgarDull
  • Texture on AgarRough
  • Deposit in BrothFlocculent
  • Ring in BrothAbsent
  • Ring ColourUnknown
  • Pellicle in BrothThin
  • Pellicle AppearanceMilky
  • Pellicle HabitatClimbing

Cell Division

  • BuddingMultipolar
  • FissionAbsent

Filamentous Growth

  • PseudomyceliumWell formed
  • Pseudomycelium BranchUnknown
  • Pseudomycelium FormUnknown
  • BlastosporesUnknown
  • Blastospore ShapeOval
  • Blastospore LocationUnknown
  • Blastospore HabitatUnknown
  • True MyceliumAbsent
  • Clamp ConnectionsAbsent

Asexual Spores

  • BallistosporesAbsent
  • AthrosporesAbsent
  • EndosporesAbsent
  • ChlamydosporesAbsent

Sexual Spores

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

Miscellaneous

  • AssayUnknown
  • Salt Tolerant10%
  • KillerYes
  • PlasmidYes

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 2SO4Unknown
  • KNO3 -
  • EthylamineUnknown
  • CadaverineUnknown
  • LysineUnknown

Other

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

Genomic Sequence Data

No data