Cryptococcus amylolentus (van der Walt et al.) Golubev, anamorph (ATCC® 56469)

Strain Designations: NRRL Y-7784 [CBS 6039, IFO 10423, JCM 1690]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Strain Designations NRRL Y-7784 [CBS 6039, IFO 10423, JCM 1690]
Multigene phylogeny and phenotypic characterization.
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
utilizes D-xylose, xylitol and D-xylonate
Multigene phylogeny and phenotypic characterization.
Genome sequencing strain (Broad Institute, USA)
Name of Depositor NRRL
Isolation Frass of the tunnels of Sinoxylon ruficorne infesting Dichrostachys cinerea near Groblersdal, Transvaal, South Africa
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF105391 26S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence


van der Walt JP, et al. Six new Candida species from South African insect sources. Mycopathol. Mycol. Appl. 47: 221-236, 1972.

van der Walt JP, Steyn RL. Note on D-xylonate utilization by ascomycetous and basidiomycetous yeasts. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 13: 192-193, 1990.

Fell JW, et al. Biodiversity and systematics of basidiomycetous yeasts as determined by large-subunit rDNA D1/D2 domain sequence analysis. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 50: 1351-1371, 2000. PubMed: 10843082

Findley K, et al. Phylogeny and phenotypic characterization of pathogenic Cryptococcus species and closely related saprobic taxa in the Tremellales. Eukaryot. Cell 8: 353-361, 2009.

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