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NCYC 65

Rhodotorula mucilaginosa

Pre 2011 Name

Rhodotorula mucilaginosa

Equivalent Strain Designations

NCTC 820; IFO 0891; ATCC 20129

Depositor

A. Harden, Lister Institute.

Deposit Date

January 1921

Habitat

Unknown
Rhodotorula mucilaginosa

Details

Rhodotorula mucilaginosa

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Key Information

Aerobic Utilisation and Growth

  • Glucose +
  • Galactose +
  • SorboseWeak/Latent
  • Sucrose +
  • Maltose +
  • Cellobiose +
  • Trehalose +
  • Lactose -
  • Melibiose -
  • Raffinose +
  • Melezitose +
  • Inulun -
  • Soluble Starch -
  • Xylose +
  • L Arabinose +
  • D Arabinose +
  • Ribose +
  • Rhamnose -
  • Ethanol +
  • Glycerol +
  • Erythritol -
  • Ribitol +
  • Galactitol -
  • Mannitol +
  • SorbitolWeak/Latent
  • AMD Glucoside -
  • Salicin +
  • Lactic Acid +
  • Succinic Acid +
  • Citric Acid -
  • Inositol -
  • Gluconolactone +
  • Glucosamine -
  • Methanol -
  • Xylitol +

Strain Information

  • Information

    Produces unsaturated steroids (Isono M, 1971).

  • DepositorA. Harden, Lister Institute.
  • Deposit NameRhodotorula mucilaginosa var. sanguinea
  • Month of depositJanuary
  • Deposit Year1921
  • HabitatUnknown
  • Equivalent Strain DesignationsNCTC 820; IFO 0891; ATCC 20129
  • ReferenceProc. Roy. Soc. Can. 1928, 22, 187. Isono M, et al. Process for producing unsaturated steroids. US Patent 3,616,226 dated Oct 26 197.1 Goswami A, et al.. Microbiological reductions of enantiomeric 2-oxo-1,4-cineoles. Enzyme Microb. Technol. 9: 521-525, 1987.

Physical Characteristics

  • Optimum Temperature31.5
  • Miniumum Temperature7.4
  • Maximum Temperature33.9

Cells

  • ShapeOval
  • Min Broth Breadth (µm)3
  • Max Broth Breadth (µm)4
  • Min Broth Length (µm)4
  • Max Broth Length (µm)6
  • Min Agar Breadth (µm)2
  • Max Agar Breadth (µm)4
  • Min Agar Length (µm)3
  • Max Agar Length (µm)6
  • ArrangementSingle
  • Colour on AgarPink
  • Surface on AgarShiny
  • Texture on AgarGlutinous
  • Deposit in BrothNon-Flocculent
  • Ring in BrothIncomplete
  • Ring ColourPink
  • Pellicle in BrothAbsent
  • Pellicle AppearanceUnknown
  • Pellicle HabitatUnknown

Cell Division

  • BuddingMultipolar
  • FissionAbsent

Filamentous Growth

  • PseudomyceliumAbsent
  • Pseudomycelium BranchUnknown
  • Pseudomycelium FormUnknown
  • BlastosporesUnknown
  • Blastospore ShapeUnknown
  • Blastospore LocationUnknown
  • Blastospore HabitatUnknown
  • True MyceliumAbsent
  • Clamp ConnectionsAbsent

Asexual Spores

  • BallistosporesAbsent
  • AthrosporesAbsent
  • EndosporesAbsent
  • ChlamydosporesAbsent

Sexual Spores

  • AscosporesAbsent
  • Ascospore ShapeUnknown
  • Ascospore WallUnknown
  • Ascospores No Per AscusUnknown
  • Ascus ShapeUnknown
  • ConjugationAbsent
  • TeliosporesAbsent
  • Teliospore ShapeUnknown

Miscellaneous

  • AssayNo
  • Salt Tolerant10%
  • KillerNo
  • PlasmidUnknown

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 2SO4 +
  • KNO3 -
  • Ethylamine +
  • Cadaverine +
  • LysineUnknown

Other

  • Vitamin Free Growth +
  • Cyclohex 100Weak/Latent
  • Cyclohex 1000Weak/Latent
  • Glucose Growth 50 -
  • Glucose Growth 60 -
  • Lipolytic -
  • Acid Production -
  • Growth 37 -
  • Growth 40Unknown
  • Arbutin HydrolysisWeak/Latent
  • Urease Activity +
  • Starch Production -
  • Acid Tolerant -

Genomic Sequence Data

No data