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NCYC 809

Wickerhamomyces canadensis

Pre 2011 Name

Pichia canadensis

Equivalent Strain Designations

ATCC 14355, CBS 2432, CCRC 20537, IFO 0977, NRRL Y-2340-5

Depositor

D.H. Williamson

Deposit Date

October 1974

Habitat

Unknown
Wickerhamomyces canadensis

Details

Wickerhamomyces canadensis

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Key Information

Aerobic Utilisation and Growth

  • Glucose +
  • Galactose -
  • Sorbose -
  • Sucrose +
  • Maltose +
  • Cellobiose +
  • TrehaloseWeak/Latent
  • Lactose -
  • Melibiose -
  • RaffinoseWeak/Latent
  • Melezitose +
  • Inulun -
  • Soluble Starch -
  • Xylose +
  • L Arabinose -
  • D Arabinose +
  • Ribose -
  • Rhamnose +
  • Ethanol +
  • Glycerol +
  • Erythritol -
  • Ribitol -
  • Galactitol +
  • Mannitol +
  • Sorbitol +
  • AMD GlucosideWeak/Latent
  • Salicin +
  • Lactic Acid +
  • Succinic Acid +
  • Citric AcidUnknown
  • Inositol -
  • GluconolactoneUnknown
  • GlucosamineUnknown
  • MethanolUnknown
  • XylitolUnknown

Strain Information

  • Information

    Haploid used for petite mutant studies. Assay of camptothecin (Hunt DE , 1968). Produces lipases active at pH 5.5 and 7.5 (Hou CT, 1994).

  • DepositorD.H. Williamson
  • Deposit NameHansenula wingei
  • Month of depositOctober
  • Deposit Year1974
  • HabitatUnknown
  • Equivalent Strain DesignationsATCC 14355, CBS 2432, CCRC 20537, IFO 0977, NRRL Y-2340-5
  • ReferenceM. Crandall, J. Gen. Microbiol., 1973, 75, 363-375. Crandall MA , Brock TD . Molecular basis of mating in the yeast hansenula wingei. Bacteriol. Rev. 32: 139-163, 1968. Wickerham LJ . Sexual agglutinatin of heterothallic yeasts in diverse taxonomic areas. Science 128: 1504-1505, 1958. Hunt DE . Amino acids as protective compounds in ultraviolet-irradiated Hansenula wingei. J. Bacteriol. 88: 893-895, 1964. Taylor NW . Inactivation of sexual agglutination in Hansenula wingei and Saccharomyces kluyveri by disulfide-cleaving agents . J. Bacteriol. 88: 929-936, 1964. Conti SF , Brock TD . Electron microscopy of cell fusion in conjugating Hansenula wingei. J. Bacteriol. 90: 524-533, 1965. Wickerham LJ . Influence of agglutination on zygote formation in Hansenula wingei, a new species of yeast. C.R. Trav. Lab. Carlsberg 26: 423-443, 1956. Hunt DE , Pittillo RF . A microbiological assay for estimating concentrations of camptothecin lactone in mouse tissues. Appl. Microbiol. 16: 867-870, 1968.

Physical Characteristics

  • Optimum TemperatureUnknown
  • Miniumum TemperatureUnknown
  • Maximum TemperatureUnknown

Cells

  • ShapeRound-oval
  • Min Broth Breadth (µm)2
  • Max Broth Breadth (µm)4
  • Min Broth Length (µm)3
  • Max Broth Length (µm)7
  • Min Agar Breadth (µm)2
  • Max Agar Breadth (µm)4
  • Min Agar Length (µm)2
  • Max Agar Length (µm)9
  • ArrangementPairs
  • Colour on AgarCream
  • Surface on AgarDull
  • Texture on AgarSmooth
  • Deposit in BrothUnknown
  • Ring in BrothAbsent
  • Ring ColourUnknown
  • Pellicle in BrothThin
  • Pellicle AppearanceMilky
  • Pellicle HabitatClimbing

Cell Division

  • BuddingMultipolar
  • FissionAbsent

Filamentous Growth

  • PseudomyceliumWell formed
  • Pseudomycelium BranchUnknown
  • Pseudomycelium FormUnknown
  • 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 -
  • Galactose -
  • Sucrose -
  • Maltose -
  • CellobioseUnknown
  • TrehaloseUnknown
  • Lactose -
  • Melibiose -
  • Raffinose -
  • MelizitoseUnknown
  • InulinUnknown
  • Soluble Starch -
  • XyloseUnknown
  • AMD GlucosideUnknown

Aerobic Utilisation and Growth - Sole Sources of Nitrogen

  • NH4 2SO4 +
  • KNO3 +
  • Ethylamine +
  • CadaverineUnknown
  • LysineUnknown

Other

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

Genomic Sequence Data

No data