Kluyveromyces wickerhamii (Phaff et al.) van der Walt (ATCC® 24178)

Strain Designations: UCD 54-210 [CBS 2745, IFO 1675, NCYC 908, NRRL Y-8286]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

Strain Designations UCD 54-210 [CBS 2745, IFO 1675, NCYC 908, NRRL Y-8286]
produces pectin-releasing enzyme PPase-W
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain


genome sequencing strain (Washington University, USA)
Medium ATCC® Medium 200: YM agar or YM broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24.0°C
Name of Depositor HJ Phaff
Drosophila montana, California
Cross References

Complete Genome (GenBank) : AEAV00000000 Kluyveromyces wickerhamii UCD 54-210, whole genome shotgun sequencing project


Yoshitake S, et al. Purification and characterization of a pectin-releasing enzyme produced by Kluyveromyces wickerhamii. J. Ferment. Bioeng. 77: 370-375, 1994.

Phaff HJ, et al. The taxonomy of yeasts isolated from Drosophila in the Yosemite region of California. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 22: 145-161, 1956.

type strain

Baker CR, et al. Extensive DNA-binding specificity divergence of a conserved transcription regulator. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 108: 7493-7498, 2011.

type strain