Candida kefyr (Beijerinck) van Uden et Buckley (ATCC® 4135)

Strain Designations: CBS 607 [ATCC 6264, ATCC 6265, ATCC 7348, CBS 1620, DBVPG 6161, JCM 3760, NCYC 6]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Deposited As Candida kefyr (Beijerinck) van Uden et Buckley, anamorph
Strain Designations CBS 607 [ATCC 6264, ATCC 6265, ATCC 7348, CBS 1620, DBVPG 6161, JCM 3760, NCYC 6]
Application
bacterial resistance testing
fungus resistance testing adhesives
control strain for typing systems
Biosafety Level 1

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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
Comments
esterase activity
Morphology On YM medium at 25°C after 6 days, colonies creamy white to dingy white, smooth to faintly wrinkled, raised, margin filamentous. Cells hyaline, smooth, ovoid to ellipsoidal, guttulate, 6-9 X 4.5 µm. Pseudohyphae abundant.
Medium ATCC® Medium 200: YM agar or YM broth
ATCC® Medium 28: Emmons' modification of Sabouraud's agar
ATCC® Medium 1245: YEPD
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24°C to 26°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 28S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence

AAGGATCATTAAAGATTATGAATGAATAGATTACTGGGGGAATCGTCTGAACAAGGCCTGCGCTTAATTGCGCGGCCAGTTCTTGATTCTCTGCTATCAGTTTTCTATTTCTCATCCTAAACACAATGGAGTTTTTTCTCTATGAACTACTTCCCTGGAGAGCTCGTCTCTCCAGTGGACATAAACACAAACAATATTTTGTATTATGAAAAACTATTATACTATAAAATTTAATATTCAAAACTTTCAACAACGGATCTCTTGGTTCTCGCATCGATGAAGAACGCAGCGAATTGCGATATGTATTGTGAATTGCAGATTTTCGTGAATCATCAAATCTTTGAACGCACATTGCGCCCTCTGGTATTCCAGGGGGCATGCCTGTTTGAGCGTCATTTCTCTCTCAAACCTTTGGGTTTGGTAGTGAGTGATACTCGTCTCGGGTTAACTTGAAAGTGGCTAGCCGTTGCCATCTGCGTGAGCAGGGCTGCGTGTCAAGTCTATGGACTCGACTCTTGCACATCTACGTCTTAGGTTTGCGCCAATTCGTGGTAAGCTTGGGTCATAGAGACTCATAGGTGTTATAAAGACTCGCTGGTGTTTGTCTCCTTGAGGCATACGGCTTTAACCAAAACTCTCAAAGTTTGACCTCAAATCAGGTAGGAGTACCCGCTGAACTTAA


D1D2 region of the 28S ribosomal RNA gene

ATATCAATAAGCGGAGGAAAAGAAACCAACCGGGATTGCCTTAGTAACGGCGAGTGAAGCGGCAAAAGCTCAAATTTGAAATCTGGCGTCTTCGACGTCCGAGTTGTAATTTGAAGAAGGCGACTTTGTAGCTGGTCCTTGTCTATGTTCCTTGGAACAGGACGTCATAGAGGGTGAGAATCCCGTGTGGCGAGGATCCCAGTTATTTGTAAAGTGCTTTCGACGAGTCGAGTTGTTTGGGAATGCAGCTCTAAGTGGGTGGTAAATTCCATCTAAAGCTAAATATTGGCGAGAGACCGATAGCGAACAAGTACAGTGATGGAAAGATGAAAAGAACTTTGAAAAGAGAGTGAAAAAGTACGTGAAATTGTTGAAAGGGAAGGGCATTTGATCAGACATGGCGTTTGCTTCGGCTTTCGCTGGGCCAGCATCAGTTTTAGCGGTTGGATAAATCCTCGGGAATGTGGCTCTGCTTCGGTAGAGTGTTATAGCCCGTGGGAATACAGCCAGCTGGGACTGAGGATTGCGACTTTTGTCAAGGATGCTGGCGTAATGGTTAAATGCCG

Morphology On YM medium at 25°C after 6 days, colonies creamy white to dingy white, smooth to faintly wrinkled, raised, margin filamentous. Cells hyaline, smooth, ovoid to ellipsoidal, guttulate, 6-9 X 4.5 µm. Pseudohyphae abundant.
Name of Depositor CBS
Isolation
Clinical bronchomycosis, Sri Lanka
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M60303 C.kefyr small subunit ribosomal RNA.

References

Rudek W. Esterase activity in Candida species. J. Clin. Microbiol. 8: 756-759, 1978. PubMed: 370150

Castellani A. Observations on fungi of the genus Endomyces affecting man in the tropics. Centralbl. Bakteriol. Parasitenkd. Infektionskr. I Abt. 58: 236-238, 1911.

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

ASTM International Standard Test Methods for Resistance of Adhesive Preparations in Container to Attack by Bacteria, Yeast, and Fungi. West Conshohocken, PA:ASTM International;ASTM Standard Test Method D 4783-01e1.

Thanos M, et al. Rapid identification of Candida species by DNA fingerprinting with PCR. J. Clin. Microbiol. 34: 615-621, 1996. PubMed: 8904425

type strain of Endomyces pseudotropicalis

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