Candida viswanathii Sandhu et Randhawa (ATCC® 22981)

Strain Designations: M 291 [CBS 4024, CCRC 21330, DBVPG 6189, IFO 10321, NRRL Y-6660]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Deposited As Candida viswanathii Sandhu et Randhawa, anamorph
Strain Designations M 291 [CBS 4024, CCRC 21330, DBVPG 6189, IFO 10321, NRRL Y-6660]
Synonym Trichosporon lodderae Phaff et al., Fermentotrichon lodderae (Phaff et al.) Novák et Zsolt, Candida lodderae (Phaff et al.) Meyer et Ahearn, Candida aquaetextoris Vallini et al.
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
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain


esterase activity
mitochondrial genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 200: YM agar or YM broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24.0°C
Name of Depositor SA Meyer
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--SA Meyer<<--CBS 4024 <<--- H.S. Randhawa
cerebrospinal fluid, India

Sandhu RS, Randhawa HS. On the re-isolation and taxonomic study of Candida viswanathii Viswanathan et Randhawa 1959. Mycopathol. Mycol. Appl. 18: 179-183, 1962.

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

type strain

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

type strain

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