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NCYC 494

Wickerhamomyces bisporus

Pre 2011 Name

Pichia bispora

Equivalent Strain Designations

ATCC 10627, CBS 1890, CCRC 20468, IFO 0803, JCM 3590, NRRL Y-1482.

Depositor

L.J. Wickerham, NRRL.

Deposit Date

April 1957

Habitat

Tunnel of Ips typographus (bark beetle), under bark of spruce, Austria.
Wickerhamomyces bisporus

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Wickerhamomyces bisporus

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Key Information

Aerobic Utilisation and Growth

  • Glucose +
  • Galactose -
  • SorboseUnknown
  • Sucrose +
  • Maltose +
  • CellobioseUnknown
  • TrehaloseWeak/Latent
  • Lactose -
  • MelibioseUnknown
  • Raffinose -
  • Melezitose +
  • InulunUnknown
  • Soluble StarchUnknown
  • XyloseWeak/Latent
  • L ArabinoseUnknown
  • D ArabinoseUnknown
  • RiboseUnknown
  • RhamnoseUnknown
  • EthanolUnknown
  • GlycerolUnknown
  • Erythritol -
  • Ribitol -
  • GalactitolUnknown
  • MannitolUnknown
  • SorbitolUnknown
  • AMD GlucosideUnknown
  • SalicinUnknown
  • Lactic AcidUnknown
  • Succinic AcidUnknown
  • Citric AcidUnknown
  • InositolUnknown
  • GluconolactoneUnknown
  • GlucosamineUnknown
  • MethanolUnknown
  • XylitolUnknown

Strain Information

  • Information

    Produces lipases active at pH 5.5 and 7.5 (Hou CT, 1994).

  • DepositorL.J. Wickerham, NRRL.
  • Deposit NameEndomycopsis bispora
  • Month of depositApril
  • Deposit Year1957
  • HabitatTunnel of Ips typographus (bark beetle), under bark of spruce, Austria.
  • Equivalent Strain DesignationsATCC 10627, CBS 1890, CCRC 20468, IFO 0803, JCM 3590, NRRL Y-1482.
  • ReferenceBeck, Ann.Mycol. 20: 219-227, 1922. Fuson et al., Int.J.Syst.Bacteriol. 29: 64-69, 1979 (DNA). Yamada et al., J.Gen.Appl.Microbiol. 19: 189-208, 1973 (CoQ.) Wickerham, L.J. 1951. taxonomy of yeasts. Technical Bulletin No. 1029, United States Dept. of Agriculture. Synonomy of the yeast genera Hansenula and Pichia demonstrated through comparisons of DNA relatedness. Kurtzman, C.P., Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, 50, 209-217, 1984. Pridham TG. New names and new combinations in the order Actinomycetales Buchanan 1917. U.S. Dep. Agric. Tech. Bull. 1424: 1-55, 1970. Hou CT. pH dependence and thermostability of lipases from cultures from the ARS Culture Collection. J. Ind. Microbiol. 13: 242-248, 1994.

Physical Characteristics

  • Optimum TemperatureUnknown
  • Miniumum TemperatureUnknown
  • Maximum TemperatureUnknown

Cells

  • ShapeElongated
  • Min Broth Breadth (µm)3
  • Max Broth Breadth (µm)4
  • Min Broth Length (µm)5
  • Max Broth Length (µm)39
  • Min Agar Breadth (µm)Unknown
  • Max Agar Breadth (µm)Unknown
  • Min Agar Length (µm)Unknown
  • Max Agar Length (µm)Unknown
  • ArrangementChains
  • Colour on AgarYellow
  • Surface on AgarShiny
  • Texture on AgarRough
  • Deposit in BrothSlimy
  • Ring in BrothAbsent
  • Ring ColourUnknown
  • Pellicle in BrothAbsent
  • Pellicle AppearanceN/A
  • Pellicle HabitatN/A

Cell Division

  • BuddingMultipolar
  • FissionAbsent

Filamentous Growth

  • PseudomyceliumIll formed
  • Pseudomycelium BranchUnknown
  • Pseudomycelium FormUnknown
  • BlastosporesFew
  • Blastospore ShapeOval
  • Blastospore LocationUnknown
  • Blastospore HabitatIn chains
  • True MyceliumPresent
  • 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 -
  • 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 GrowthUnknown
  • Cyclohex 100Unknown
  • Cyclohex 1000Unknown
  • Glucose Growth 50Unknown
  • Glucose Growth 60Unknown
  • Lipolytic -
  • Acid ProductionUnknown
  • Growth 37Unknown
  • Growth 40Unknown
  • Arbutin HydrolysisWeak/Latent
  • Urease ActivityUnknown
  • Starch ProductionUnknown
  • Acid TolerantUnknown

Genomic Sequence Data

No data