Vanderwaltozyma polyspora (van der Walt) Kurtzman (ATCC® 22028)

Strain Designations: CBS 2163 [ATCC 56499, CCRC 21397, DBVPG 6243, DSM 70294, MUCL 30238, NCYC 523, NRRL Y-8283, UCD 57-17]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Deposited As Kluyveromyces polysporus van der Walt
Strain Designations CBS 2163 [ATCC 56499, CCRC 21397, DBVPG 6243, DSM 70294, MUCL 30238, NCYC 523, NRRL Y-8283, UCD 57-17]
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 yes
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain


Genome sequencing strain (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland).
Medium ATCC® Medium 200: YM agar or YM broth
ATCC® Medium 323: Malt agar medium
ATCC® Medium 1245: YEPD
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24°C to 26°C
Atmosphere: Typical aerobic
Sequenced Data
No DNA sequencing was performed in house on this product.
Name of Depositor CBS
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- CBS <-- J.P. van der Walt
Soil, South Africa
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AAZN00000000 Vanderwaltozyma polyspora DSM 70294, whole genome shotgun sequencing project


van der Walt JP. Kluyveromyces - a new yeast genus of the Endomycetales. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 22: 265-272, 1956.

Siderberg DG, Lachance MA. Speciation, species delineation, and electrophoretic isoenzyme patterns of the type strains of Kluyveromyces van der Walt emend. van der Walt. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 33: 822-828, 1983.

Scannell, et al. Independent sorting-out of thousands of duplicated gene pairs in two yeast species descended from a whole-genome duplication. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 104 (20): 8397-8402, 2007. PubMed: 17494770

Kurtzman CP, Robnett CJ. Relationships among genera of the Saccharomycotina (Ascomycota) from multigene phylogenetic analysis of type species. FEMS Yeast Res. 13: 23-33, 2013. PubMed: 22978764

Tsui CK, et al. Re-examining the phylogeny of clinically relevant Candida species and allied genera based on multigene analyses. FEMS Yeast Res. 8: 651-659, 2008. PubMed: 18248416

Kurtzman CP, Robnett CJ. Phylogenetic relationships among yeasts of the 'Saccharomyces complex' determined from multigene sequence analyses. FEMS Yeast Res 3: 417-432, 2003. PubMed: 12748053

Daniel HM, Sorrell TC, Meyer W. Partial sequence analysis of the actin gene and its potential for studying the phylogeny of Candida species and their teleomorphs. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 51: 1593-1606, 2001. PubMed: 11491363

Belloch C, et al. Phylogeny of the genus Kluyveromyces inferred from the mitochondrial cytochrome-c oxidase II gene. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 50: 405-416, 2000. PubMed: 10826829

Goddard MR, Burt A. Recurrent invasion and extinction of a selfish gene. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 96: 13880-13885, 1999. PubMed: 10570167

Cai J, Roberts IN, Collins MD. Phylogenetic relationships among members of the ascomycetous yeast genera Brettanomyces, Debaryomyces, Dekkera, and Kluyveromyces deduced by small-subunit rRNA gene sequences. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 46: 542-549, 1996. PubMed: 8934908

Ando S, et al. Phylogenetic relationships of species of the genus Kluyveromyces van der Walt (saccharomycetaceae) deduced from the partial sequences of 18S and 26S ribosomal RNAs. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 60: 1063-1069, 1996. PubMed: 8782399

Wilmotte A, et al. Evolutionary relationships among higher fungi inferred from small ribosomal subunit RNA sequence analysis. Syst Appl Microbiol 16: 436-444, 1993.

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