Lachancea waltii (Kodama) Kurtzman (ATCC® 56500)

Strain Designations: UCD 72-13 [CBS 6430, CCRC 22066, DBVPG 6233, IFO 1666, NCYC 2644, NRRL Y-8285]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Deposited As Kluyveromyces waltii Kodama
Strain Designations UCD 72-13 [CBS 6430, CCRC 22066, DBVPG 6233, IFO 1666, NCYC 2644, NRRL Y-8285]
Biosafety Level 1

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Type Strain yes
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain


Genome sequencing strain (Broad Institute, USA).
Medium ATCC® Medium 28: Emmons' modification of Sabouraud's agar
ATCC® Medium 200: YM agar or YM broth
ATCC® Medium 1245: YEPD
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24°C to 26°C
Atmosphere: Typical aerobic
Name of Depositor HJ Phaff
Exudate of Ilex integra, Japan
Cross References

Complete Genome (GenBank) : AADM00000000 Lachancea waltii NCYC 2644, whole genome shotgun sequencing project


Kodama K, Kyono T. Ascosporogenous yeasts isolated from tree exudates in Japan. J. Ferment. Technol. 52: 1-9, 1974.

Kellis M, Birren BW, Lander ES. Proof and evolutionary analysis of ancient genome duplication in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Nature 428: 617-624, 2004.

Wang H, et al. A fungal phylogeny based on 82 complete genomes using the composition vector method. BMC Evol. Biol. 9: 195, 2009. PubMed: 19664262

Kurtzman CP. Phylogenetic circumscription of Saccharomyces, Kluyveromyces and other members of the Saccharomycetaceae, and the proposal of the new genera Lachancea, Nakaseomyces, Naumovia, Vanderwaltozyma and Zygotorulaspora. FEMS Yeast Res. 4: 233-245, 2003. PubMed: 14654427

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