Kluyveromyces wickerhamii (Phaff et al.) van der Walt (ATCC® 24178)

Strain Designations: UCD 54-210 [CBS 2745, IFO 1675, NCYC 908, NRRL Y-8286]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Strain Designations UCD 54-210 [CBS 2745, IFO 1675, NCYC 908, NRRL Y-8286]
produces pectin-releasing enzyme PPase-W
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


genome sequencing strain (Washington University, USA)
Medium ATCC® Medium 200: YM agar or YM broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24.0°C
Name of Depositor HJ Phaff
Drosophila montana, California
Cross References

Complete Genome (GenBank) : AEAV00000000 Kluyveromyces wickerhamii UCD 54-210, whole genome shotgun sequencing project


Yoshitake S, et al. Purification and characterization of a pectin-releasing enzyme produced by Kluyveromyces wickerhamii. J. Ferment. Bioeng. 77: 370-375, 1994.

Phaff HJ, et al. The taxonomy of yeasts isolated from Drosophila in the Yosemite region of California. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 22: 145-161, 1956.

type strain

Baker CR, et al. Extensive DNA-binding specificity divergence of a conserved transcription regulator. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 108: 7493-7498, 2011.

type strain

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • 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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