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NCYC 953

Schwanniomyces occidentalis

Pre 2011 Name

Debaryomyces occidentalis var. occidentalis

Equivalent Strain Designations

ATCC 26077, CBS 2863, CCRC 20332, IFO 1840, JCM 8124, NRRL Y-2477

Depositor

Dr. J.A. Barnett

Deposit Date

January 1979

Habitat

Soil of vineyard, Aranjuez, Spain.
Schwanniomyces occidentalis

Details

Schwanniomyces occidentalis

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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 -
  • RibitolWeak/Latent
  • Galactitol -
  • Mannitol -
  • Sorbitol +
  • AMD GlucosideUnknown
  • Salicin +
  • Lactic Acid -
  • Succinic Acid +
  • Citric Acid +
  • Inositol -
  • GluconolactoneUnknown
  • GlucosamineUnknown
  • MethanolUnknown
  • XylitolUnknown

Strain Information

  • Information

    Type strain of Schwanniomyces castellii . Produces 6-phytase (Segueilha L, 1992; Biotechnol. Lett. 14: 61-66, 1992; Lambrechts C, 1993). Produces amylase (Oteng-Gyang K, 1980). Conversion of xylose to ethanol (Canadian Patent 1,266,245; Saucedo-Castaneda G, 1992). Produces glucoamylase (Sills AM , 1984).

  • DepositorDr. J.A. Barnett
  • Deposit NameSchwanniomyces castellii. Schwanniomyces occidentalis var. o
  • Month of depositJanuary
  • Deposit Year1979
  • HabitatSoil of vineyard, Aranjuez, Spain.
  • Equivalent Strain DesignationsATCC 26077, CBS 2863, CCRC 20332, IFO 1840, JCM 8124, NRRL Y-2477
  • ReferenceSills AM , et al.. Isolation and characterization of the amylotic system of Schwanniomyces castellii. J. Inst. Brew. 90: 311-314, 1984. Calleja GB , et al.. Rapid process for the conversion of xylose to ethanol. Canadian Patent 1,266,245 Capriotti A . New blastomycetes isolated from soils of Spain. I. Schwanniomyces castellii nov. spec.. Arch. Mikrobiol. 26: 434-438, 1957. Segueilha L , et al. Purification and properties of the phytase from Schwanniomyces castellii. J. Ferment. Bioeng. 74: 7-11, 1992. Claros MG , et al. Molecular structure of the SWA2 gene encoding an AMY1-related alpha- amylase from Schwanniomyces occidentalis. Curr. Genet. 24: 75-83, 1993. Biotechnol. Lett. 14: 61-66, 1992. Saucedo-Castaneda G , et al. Maintenance of heat and water balances as a scale-up criterion for the production of ethanol by Schwanniomyces castellii in a solid state fermentation system. Process Biochem. 27: 97-107, 1992. Oteng-Gyang K , et al.. Effect of medium composition on excretion and biosynthesis of the amylases of Schwanniomyces castellii. Eur. J. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 9: 129-132, 1980. Lambrechts C , et al.. Influence of culture conditions on the biosynthesis of Schwanniomyces castellii phytase. Biotechnol. Lett. 15: 399-404, 1993.

Physical Characteristics

  • Optimum Temperature33
  • Miniumum Temperature9.6
  • Maximum Temperature35.5

Cells

  • ShapeOval
  • Min Broth Breadth (µm)2
  • Max Broth Breadth (µm)6
  • Min Broth Length (µm)2
  • Max Broth Length (µm)7
  • Min Agar Breadth (µm)1
  • Max Agar Breadth (µm)5
  • Min Agar Length (µm)2
  • Max Agar Length (µm)5
  • ArrangementPairs
  • Colour on AgarCream
  • Surface on AgarShiny
  • Texture on AgarSmooth
  • Deposit in BrothNon-Flocculent
  • Ring in BrothAbsent
  • Ring ColourUnknown
  • Pellicle in BrothAbsent
  • Pellicle AppearanceN/A
  • Pellicle HabitatN/A

Cell Division

  • BuddingMultipolar
  • FissionAbsent

Filamentous Growth

  • PseudomyceliumAbsent
  • Pseudomycelium BranchN/A
  • Pseudomycelium FormN/A
  • 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
  • PlasmidUnknown

Semi-Anaerobic Fermentation

  • Glucose +
  • GalactoseWeak/Latent
  • Sucrose +
  • Maltose +
  • CellobioseUnknown
  • TrehaloseUnknown
  • Lactose -
  • Melibiose -
  • Raffinose +
  • MelizitoseUnknown
  • InulinUnknown
  • Soluble Starch +
  • XyloseUnknown
  • AMD GlucosideUnknown

Aerobic Utilisation and Growth - Sole Sources of Nitrogen

  • NH4 2SO4 +
  • KNO3Weak/Latent
  • Ethylamine +
  • CadaverineUnknown
  • LysineUnknown

Other

  • Vitamin Free Growth -
  • Cyclohex 100 +
  • Cyclohex 1000Unknown
  • Glucose Growth 50 -
  • Glucose Growth 60 -
  • Lipolytic -
  • Acid Production -
  • Growth 37 -
  • Growth 40Unknown
  • Arbutin Hydrolysis -
  • Urease ActivityUnknown
  • Starch Production -
  • Acid TolerantUnknown

Genomic Sequence Data

No data