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NCYC 497

Wickerhamomyces canadensis

Pre 2011 Name

Pichia canadensis

Equivalent Strain Designations

ATCC 18079, CBS 1992, CCRC 20482, CCRC 22407, DBVPG 6262, IFO 0973, JCM 3597, NRRL Y-1888, UCD 74-71

Depositor

L.J. Wickerham, NRRL.

Deposit Date

April 1957

Habitat

Insect frass on Pinus resinosa (red pine), Ontario, Canada.
Wickerhamomyces canadensis

Details

Wickerhamomyces canadensis

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Key Information

Aerobic Utilisation and Growth

  • Glucose +
  • Galactose -
  • Sorbose -
  • Sucrose +
  • Maltose +
  • CellobioseUnknown
  • Trehalose +
  • Lactose -
  • MelibioseUnknown
  • Raffinose +
  • Melezitose +
  • Inulun -
  • Soluble Starch -
  • XyloseUnknown
  • L Arabinose -
  • D Arabinose -
  • RiboseUnknown
  • Rhamnose +
  • EthanolUnknown
  • GlycerolUnknown
  • Erythritol -
  • Ribitol -
  • GalactitolUnknown
  • MannitolUnknown
  • SorbitolUnknown
  • AMD Glucoside +
  • SalicinUnknown
  • Lactic AcidUnknown
  • Succinic AcidUnknown
  • Citric AcidUnknown
  • InositolUnknown
  • GluconolactoneUnknown
  • GlucosamineUnknown
  • MethanolUnknown
  • XylitolUnknown

Strain Information

  • Information

    Produces lipases active at pH 9.0 at 60C (Hou CT, 1994).

  • DepositorL.J. Wickerham, NRRL.
  • Deposit NameHansenula canadensis
  • Month of depositApril
  • Deposit Year1957
  • HabitatInsect frass on Pinus resinosa (red pine), Ontario, Canada.
  • Equivalent Strain DesignationsATCC 18079, CBS 1992, CCRC 20482, CCRC 22407, DBVPG 6262, IFO 0973, JCM 3597, NRRL Y-1888, UCD 74-71
  • ReferenceWickerham, US.Dep.Agric.Tech.Bull.1029, Washington 1951, p.26. Kurtzman, Mycologia 79: 410-417, 1987 (DNA). Fuson et al., Int.J.Syst.Bacteriol. 29: 64-69, 1979 (DNA). Yamada et al., J.Gen.Appl.Microbiol. 19: 189-208, 1973 (CoQ. 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

  • ShapeOval
  • Min Broth Breadth (µm)2
  • Max Broth Breadth (µm)3
  • Min Broth Length (µm)2
  • Max Broth Length (µm)5
  • Min Agar Breadth (µm)1
  • Max Agar Breadth (µm)3
  • Min Agar Length (µm)2
  • Max Agar Length (µm)5
  • ArrangementPairs
  • Colour on AgarWhite
  • Surface on AgarShiny
  • Texture on AgarSmooth
  • Deposit in BrothNon-Flocculent
  • Ring in BrothComplete
  • Ring ColourWhite
  • Pellicle in BrothThin
  • Pellicle AppearanceMilky
  • Pellicle HabitatClimbing

Cell Division

  • BuddingMultipolar
  • FissionAbsent

Filamentous Growth

  • PseudomyceliumWell formed
  • Pseudomycelium BranchUnknown
  • Pseudomycelium FormMycotorula
  • BlastosporesMany
  • Blastospore ShapeOval
  • Blastospore LocationVerticils
  • Blastospore HabitatUnknown
  • True MyceliumAbsent
  • Clamp ConnectionsAbsent

Asexual Spores

  • BallistosporesAbsent
  • AthrosporesAbsent
  • EndosporesAbsent
  • ChlamydosporesAbsent

Sexual Spores

  • AscosporesPresent
  • Ascospore ShapeHat
  • Ascospore WallSmooth
  • Ascospores No Per Ascus2
  • Ascus ShapeUnknown
  • ConjugationAbsent
  • TeliosporesAbsent
  • Teliospore ShapeUnknown

Miscellaneous

  • AssayUnknown
  • Salt Tolerant -
  • KillerUnknown
  • PlasmidNo

Semi-Anaerobic Fermentation

  • Glucose +
  • GalactoseWeak/Latent
  • 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 Growth -
  • Cyclohex 100Unknown
  • Cyclohex 1000Unknown
  • Glucose Growth 50Unknown
  • Glucose Growth 60Unknown
  • Lipolytic -
  • Acid ProductionUnknown
  • Growth 37Unknown
  • Growth 40Unknown
  • Arbutin HydrolysisWeak/Latent
  • Urease ActivityUnknown
  • Starch Production -
  • Acid TolerantUnknown

Genomic Sequence Data

No data