Candida metapsilosis Tavanti et al. (ATCC® 96144)

Strain Designations: MCO448 [UTHSC 87-212]  /  Product Format: frozen

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Deposited As Candida parapsilosis (Ashford) Langeron et Talice, anamorph
Strain Designations MCO448 [UTHSC 87-212]
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format frozen
Type Strain yes
Preceptrol® no
RAPD patterns and electrophoretic karyotype
Isoenzyme profiles
Mitochondrial genome sequencing completed.
Medium ATCC® Medium 1245: YEPD
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24.0°C
Sequenced Data
Not available.
Name of Depositor PF Lehmann
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- PF Lehmann <-- MG Rinaldi
Human hand, Tacoma, WA
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U10989 Candida parapsilosis group III strain MCO429 5.8S rRNA gene and internal transcribed spacers 1 and 2, complete sequence.


Lott TJ, et al. Genomic heterogeneity in the yeast Candida parapsilosis. Curr. Genet. 23: 463-467, 1993. PubMed: 8319303

Lehmann PF, et al. Genotypic identification and characterization of species and strains within the genus Candida by using random amplified polymorphic DNA. J. Clin. Microbiol. 30: 3249-3254, 1992. PubMed: 1452710

Lin D, et al. Three distinct genotypes within Candida parapsilosis from clinical sources. J. Clin. Microbiol. 33: 1815-1821, 1995. PubMed: 7665651

Tavanti A, et al. Candida orthopsilosis and Candida metapsilosis spp. nov. to replace Candida parapsilosis Groups II and III. J. Clin. Microbiol. 43: 282-292, 2005.

Kosa P, et al. Complete DNA sequences of the mitochondrial genomes of the pathogenic yeasts Candida orthopsilosis and Candida metapsilosis: insight into the evolution of linear DNA genomes from mitochondrial telomere mutants. Nucleic Acids Res. 34: 2472-2481, 2006. PubMed: 16684995

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