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NCYC 819

Rhodosporidium toruloides

Pre 2011 Name

Rhodosporidium toruloides

Equivalent Strain Designations

ATCC 26194, CBS 6681, CCRC 20327.

Depositor

J.A.Barnett

Deposit Date

June 1975

Habitat

Unknown
Rhodosporidium toruloides

Details

Rhodosporidium toruloides

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Key Information

Aerobic Utilisation and Growth

  • Glucose +
  • GalactoseWeak/Latent
  • Sorbose -
  • Sucrose +
  • Maltose +
  • CellobioseWeak/Latent
  • Trehalose +
  • Lactose -
  • Melibiose -
  • Raffinose +
  • Melezitose +
  • Inulun -
  • Soluble Starch -
  • Xylose +
  • L Arabinose +
  • D Arabinose +
  • Ribose +
  • Rhamnose -
  • Ethanol +
  • GlycerolWeak/Latent
  • Erythritol -
  • Ribitol +
  • Galactitol -
  • MannitolWeak/Latent
  • SorbitolWeak/Latent
  • AMD Glucoside +
  • Salicin +
  • Lactic Acid +
  • Succinic Acid +
  • Citric AcidUnknown
  • Inositol -
  • GluconolactoneUnknown
  • GlucosamineUnknown
  • MethanolUnknown
  • XylitolUnknown

Strain Information

  • Information

    Mating type: a. Catabolizes glucose (D-glucose). Catabolizes xylose (D-xylose).

  • DepositorJ.A.Barnett
  • Deposit NameRhodotorula glutinis var. glutinis
  • Month of depositJune
  • Deposit Year1975
  • HabitatUnknown
  • Equivalent Strain DesignationsATCC 26194, CBS 6681, CCRC 20327.
  • ReferenceJanda et al., Arch.Microbiol. 159: 541-544, 1993 (physiology). Hofer M , et al. Metabolism of the obligatory aerobic yeast Rhodotorula gracilis. IV. Induction of an enzyme necessary for D-xylose catabolism. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 252: 1-12, 1971. FEBS Lett. 3: 322-324, 1969. Hofer M , et al. Importance of the pentose phosphate pathway for D-glucose catabolism in the obligatory aerobic yeast Rhodotorula gracilis. Biochem. J. 123: 855-863, 1971. Hofer M , et al. Metabolism of the obligatory aerobic yeast Rhodotorula gracilis. II. Pyruvate kinase and phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase activities at various metabolic states. Arch. Mikrobiol. 71: 111-115, 1970.

Physical Characteristics

  • Optimum TemperatureUnknown
  • Miniumum TemperatureUnknown
  • Maximum TemperatureUnknown

Cells

  • ShapeOval
  • Min Broth Breadth (µm)1
  • Max Broth Breadth (µm)3
  • Min Broth Length (µm)4
  • Max Broth Length (µm)6
  • Min Agar Breadth (µm)Unknown
  • Max Agar Breadth (µm)Unknown
  • Min Agar Length (µm)Unknown
  • Max Agar Length (µm)Unknown
  • ArrangementPairs
  • Colour on AgarPink
  • 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

  • PseudomyceliumIll formed
  • Pseudomycelium BranchNot branching
  • Pseudomycelium FormUnknown
  • BlastosporesAbsent
  • Blastospore ShapeN/A
  • Blastospore LocationN/A
  • Blastospore HabitatN/A
  • 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
  • PlasmidNo

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 100Weak/Latent
  • Cyclohex 1000Unknown
  • Glucose Growth 50Unknown
  • Glucose Growth 60 -
  • Lipolytic -
  • Acid Production -
  • Growth 37 -
  • Growth 40Unknown
  • Arbutin HydrolysisUnknown
  • Urease ActivityUnknown
  • Starch Production -
  • Acid TolerantUnknown

Genomic Sequence Data

No data