Candida albicans (Robin) Berkhout (ATCC® MYA-2876)

Strain Designations: SC5314  /  Product Format: frozen

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Strain Designations SC5314
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 frozen
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Type Strain no
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain


Genome sequencing strain (Stanford Genome Technology Center, Stanford University, USA).
Sequenced mitochondrial genome.
Medium ATCC® Medium 200: YM agar or YM broth
ATCC® Medium 1245: YEPD
ATCC® Medium 28: Emmons' modification of Sabouraud's agar
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 25°C to 30°C
Atmosphere: Typical aerobic
Sequenced Data
18S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; internal transcribed spacer 1, 5.8S ribosomal RNA gene, and internal transcribed spacer 2, complete sequence; and 26S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence


D1D2 region of the 26S ribosomal RNA gene


Name of Depositor YR Thorstenson, Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.
Special Collection Yeast Genetic Research Resource
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- YR Thorstenson <-- PT Magee <-- S Scherer <-- Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.
Clinical specimen - human
Cross References

Complete Genome (GenBank) : AACQ00000000 Candida albicans SC5314, whole genome shotgun sequencing project.


Fonzi WA, Irwin MY. Isogenic strain construction and gene mapping in Candida albicans. Genetics 134: 717-728, 1993.

Yvonne R Thorstenson, personal communication

Jones T, et al. The diploid genome sequence of Candida albicans. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 101: 7329-7334, 2004.

Anderson JB, et al. Infrequent genetic exchange and recombination in the mitochondrial genome of Candida albicans. J. Bacteriol. 183: 865-72, 2001. PubMed: 11208783

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

Mishra PK, Baum M, Carbon J. DNA methylation regulates phenotype-dependent transcriptional activity in Candida albicans. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 108: 11965-11970, 2011. PubMed: 21730141

Zhang N, et al. Distribution of mutations distinguishing the most prevalent disease-causing Candida albicans genotype from other genotypes. Infect. Genet. Evol. 9: 493-500, 2009. PubMed: 19460314

Wimalasena TT, et al. Impact of the unfolded protein response upon genome-wide expression patterns, and the role of Hac1 in the polarized growth, of Candida albicans. Fungal Genet. Biol.45: 1235-1247, 2008. PubMed: 18602013

Mora-Montes HM, et al. Endoplasmic reticulum alpha-glycosidases of Candida albicans are required for N glycosylation, cell wall integrity, and normal host-fungus interaction. Eukaryot Cell 6: 2184-2193, 2007. PubMed: 17933909

Zhao X, et al. Analysis of ALS5 and ALS6 allelic variability in a geographically diverse collection of Candida albicans isolates. Fungal Genet Biol 44: 1298-1309, 2007. PubMed: 17625934

Selmecki A, Forche A, Berman J. Aneuploidy and isochromosome formation in drug-resistant Candida albicans. Science 313: 367-370, 2006. PubMed: 16857942

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  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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