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NCYC 1541

Scheffersomyces stipitis

Pre 2011 Name

Pichia stipitis

Equivalent Strain Designations

ATCC 58376, CBS 5773, CCRC 21775, DBVPG 6264, LY 1321, NRRL Y-7124.

Depositor

CBS

Deposit Date

Unknown 1984

Habitat

Insect larva, on fruit tree, Lyon, Rhône, France.
Scheffersomyces stipitis

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Scheffersomyces stipitis

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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 ArabinoseWeak/Latent
  • Ribose +
  • Rhamnose +
  • Ethanol +
  • Glycerol +
  • Erythritol +
  • Ribitol +
  • Galactitol -
  • Mannitol +
  • Sorbitol +
  • AMD Glucoside +
  • Salicin +
  • Lactic Acid -
  • Succinic Acid +
  • Citric Acid +
  • Inositol -
  • Gluconolactone +
  • GlucosamineWeak/Latent
  • Methanol -
  • XylitolUnknown

Strain Information

  • Information

    Production of ethanol from xylose. Convertion xylan into ethanol (Lee,H. et al. 1986)

  • DepositorCBS
  • Deposit NamePichia stipitis
  • Month of depositUnknown
  • Deposit Year1984
  • HabitatInsect larva, on fruit tree, Lyon, Rhône, France.
  • Equivalent Strain DesignationsATCC 58376, CBS 5773, CCRC 21775, DBVPG 6264, LY 1321, NRRL Y-7124.
  • ReferencePignal, Bull.Mens.Soc.Linn.Lyon 36: 163-168, 1967. Vaughan Martini, Ann.Fac.Agric.Univ.Perugia 38: 331-335, 1984. Billon-Grand, Mycotaxon 35: 201-204, 1989 (CoQ). Kurtzman, A.v.Leeuwenhoek 57: 215-222, 1990 (DNA). Rizzi et al., Appl.Microbiol.Biotechnol. 29: 148-154, 1988. Björling,T.,Lindman,B. Evaluation of xylose-fermenting yeasts for ethanol production from spent sulfite liquor.Enzyme and Microbial Technology. 11: 240-246, 1989 (Xylose). Dellweg,H et al. Xylose fermentation by yeasts 3. Comparison of Pachysolen tannophilus and Pichia stipitis.Biotechnology Letters. 6:395-400, 1984 (Xylose). Lee,H. et al. Utilization of xylan by yeasts and its conversion to ethanol by Pichia stipitis strain.Applied and Environmental Microbiology.52:320-324, 1986 (Xylan).

Physical Characteristics

  • Optimum TemperatureUnknown
  • Miniumum TemperatureUnknown
  • Maximum TemperatureUnknown

Cells

  • ShapeOval
  • Min Broth Breadth (µm)2
  • Max Broth Breadth (µm)4
  • Min Broth Length (µm)2
  • Max Broth Length (µm)5
  • Min Agar Breadth (µm)2
  • Max Agar Breadth (µm)5
  • Min Agar Length (µm)3
  • Max Agar Length (µm)5
  • ArrangementSingle
  • Colour on AgarCream
  • Surface on AgarSlightly shiny
  • Texture on AgarSmooth
  • Deposit in BrothNon-Flocculent
  • Ring in BrothIncomplete
  • Ring ColourWhite
  • Pellicle in BrothAbsent
  • Pellicle AppearanceUnknown
  • Pellicle HabitatUnknown

Cell Division

  • BuddingMultipolar
  • FissionAbsent

Filamentous Growth

  • PseudomyceliumWell formed
  • Pseudomycelium BranchIrregularly branched
  • Pseudomycelium FormUnknown
  • BlastosporesFew
  • Blastospore ShapeOval
  • Blastospore LocationDispersed
  • Blastospore HabitatSingle
  • 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 Tolerant -
  • KillerNo
  • PlasmidUnknown

Semi-Anaerobic Fermentation

  • GlucoseWeak/Latent
  • GalactoseWeak/Latent
  • Sucrose -
  • Maltose -
  • Cellobiose -
  • TrehaloseWeak/Latent
  • Lactose -
  • Melibiose -
  • Raffinose -
  • MelizitoseWeak/Latent
  • Inulin -
  • Soluble StarchWeak/Latent
  • XyloseUnknown
  • AMD GlucosideWeak/Latent

Aerobic Utilisation and Growth - Sole Sources of Nitrogen

  • NH4 2SO4 +
  • KNO3 -
  • Ethylamine +
  • Cadaverine +
  • LysineUnknown

Other

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

Genomic Sequence Data

No data