Candida lusitaniae van Uden et do Carmo Sousa (ATCC® 42720)

Alternate State: Clavispora lusitaniae Rodrigues de Miranda, teleomorph  /  Strain Designations: 45090  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Strain Designations 45090
Alternate State Clavispora lusitaniae Rodrigues de Miranda, teleomorph
Biosafety Level 1

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

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 no
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain


Mating Type alpha
Opportunistic pathogen
Resistance to amphotericin B
Genome sequencing strain (Broad Institute, USA).
Mitochondrial genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 200: YM agar or YM broth
ATCC® Medium 1245: YEPD
ATCC® Medium 28: Emmons' modification of Sabouraud's agar
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 26S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence


D1D2 region of the 26S ribosomal RNA gene


Name of Depositor D Pappagianis
Human blood of patient with myelogenous leukemia, California
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M60306 C. lusitaniae small subunit ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF175524 Candida lusitaniae Ste12 transcription factor homolog (CLS12) gene,

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AAFT00000000 Clavispora lusitaniae ATCC 42720, whole genome shotgun sequencing project


Pappagianis D, et al. Development of resistance to amphotericin B in Candida lusitaniae infecting a human. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 16: 123-126, 1979. PubMed: 290351

Holzschu DL, et al. Identification of Candida lusitaniae as an opportunistic yeast in humans. J. Clin. Microbiol. 10: 202-205, 1979. PubMed: 292646

Young LY, et al. A STE12 homolog is required for mating but dispensable for filamentation in Candida lusitaniae. Genetics 155: 17-29, 2000. PubMed: 10790381

Butler G, et al. Evolution of pathogenicity and sexual reproduction in eight Candida genomes. Nature 459: 657-662, 2009. PubMed: 19465905

Valach M, et al. Evolution of linear chromosomes and multipartite genomes in yeast mitochondria. Nucleic Acids Res. 39: 4202-4219, 2011. PubMed: 21266473

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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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