Candida lusitaniae van Uden et do Carmo Sousa, anamorph (ATCC® 34449)

Alternate State: Clavispora lusitaniae Rodrigues de Miranda, teleomorph  /  Strain Designations: IFO 1019 [CBS 4413, CCRC 20326, DBVPG 6142, IGC 2705, JCM 1814, NRRL Y-11826, NRRL Y-5394]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Strain Designations IFO 1019 [CBS 4413, CCRC 20326, DBVPG 6142, IGC 2705, JCM 1814, NRRL Y-11826, NRRL Y-5394]
Alternate State Clavispora lusitaniae Rodrigues de Miranda, teleomorph
degrades cellobiose
produces ethyl alcohol ethanol
quality control strain
produces ethanol from cellobiose
control strain for typing systems
Biosafety Level 1
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
Sequenced Data
No DNA sequencing was performed in house on this product.
Name of Depositor IFO - Institute for Fermentation, Osaka
Chain of Custody
ATCC <--  IFO - Institute for Fermentation, Osaka <-- N. van Uden IGC 2705
Isolation Pig; Portugal
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF218970 Clavispora lusitaniae strain ATCC 34449T 5.8S ribosomal RNA gene,

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF009215 Candida lusitaniae ITS1, partial sequence, 5.8S ribosomal RNA gene,


Freer SN, Detroy RW. Characterization of cellobiose fermentations to ethanol by yeasts. Biotechnol. Bioeng. 25: 541-557, 1983.

Freer SN, Detroy RW. Direct fermentation of cellodextrins to ethanol by Candida wickerhamii and C. lusitaniae. Biotechnol. Lett. 4: 453-458, 1982.

van Uden N, Do Carmo-Sousa L. Further studies on the significance of temperature relations and vitamin deficiency patterns in yeast taxonomy. With descriptions of Candida parapsilosis var. querci nov. var., C. obtusa nov. comb. and C. lusitaniae nov. sp.. Port. Acta Biol. 6B: 239-256, 1959.

Vazquez JA, et al. Comparison of restriction enzyme analysis versus pulsed-field gradient gel electrophoresis as a typing system for Torulopsis glabrata and Candida species other than C. albicans. J. Clin. Microbiol. 31: 2021-2030, 1993. PubMed: 8396585

VITEK 2 YST Comprehensive QC Set. bioMerieux.

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