Candida glabrata (Anderson) Meyer et Yarrow (ATCC® 2001)

Strain Designations: CBS 138  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Deposited As Torulopsis glabrata (Anderson) Lodder et de Vries, anamorph
Strain Designations CBS 138
Control strain for identification
Mapping of mitochondrial DNA
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® yes
Genome Sequenced Strain


MIC of 2-hydroxychalcone, 75 mcg/ml
Genome sequencing strain (completed by Genolevures Consortium, France).
Sequenced mitochondrial genome.
Morphology Colonies after 3 days on YM medium at 25°C are white, smooth, butyrous and entire. Cells are subglobose to ovoidal, single and in pairs pseudohyphae are absent.
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.


Large subunit ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.


Morphology Colonies after 3 days on YM medium at 25°C are white, smooth, butyrous and entire. Cells are subglobose to ovoidal, single and in pairs pseudohyphae are absent.
Name of Depositor CBS
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : JQ070075 ITS including 5.8S rRNA gene


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Nakayama H, et al. Depletion of the squalene synthase (ERG9) gene does not impair growth of Candida glabrata in mice. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 44: 2411-2418, 2000. PubMed: 10952588

Abbreviated Identification of Bacteria and Yeast; Approved Guideline. Wayne, PA. Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute; CLSI M35-A2.

Dujon B, et al. Genome evolution in yeasts. Nature 430: 35-44, 2004.

Koszul R, et al. The complete mitochondrial genome sequence of the pathogenic yeast Candida (Torulopsis) glabrata. FEBS Lett. 534: 39-48, 2003. PubMed: 12527359

Wang H, et al. A fungal phylogeny based on 82 complete genomes using the composition vector method. BMC Evol. Biol. 9: 195, 2009.

RapID™ Yeast PLUS QC Set. Remel™.

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  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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