Saccharomyces pastorianus Reess ex Hansen (ATCC® 76529)

Strain Designations: CBS 1513 [CCRC 21423, DBVPG 6033, IFO 1167, IGC 4457, JCM 7256, NCYC 396, NRRL Y-12693]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Deposited As Saccharomyces pastorianus Reess ex Hansen, teleomorph
Strain Designations CBS 1513 [CCRC 21423, DBVPG 6033, IFO 1167, IGC 4457, JCM 7256, NCYC 396, NRRL Y-12693]
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 (type strain of Saccharomyces carlsbergensis)
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain


Mitochondrial ori-rep-tra sequences
Genome sequencing strain (Carlsberg Laboratory, Denmark)
Medium ATCC® Medium 28: Emmons' modification of Sabouraud's agar
ATCC® Medium 200: YM agar or YM broth
ATCC® Medium 1245: YEPD
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 25°C to 30°C
Atmosphere: Typical aerobic
Name of Depositor CBS
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- CBS <-- E.J. Helm
Brewers' yeast
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AZCJ00000000 Saccharomyces pastorianus CBS 1513, whole genome shotgun sequencing project


Hansen EC. Recherches sur la physiologie et la morphologie des ferments alcooliques. XIII. Nouvelles etudes sur les levures de brasserie a fermentation basse. C.R. Trav. Lab. Carlsberg 7: 179-217, 1908.

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Perez-Ortin JE, et al. Molecular characterization of a chromosomal rearrangement involved in the adaptive evolution of yeast strains. Genome Res. 12: 1533-1539, 2002. PubMed: 12368245

Casaregola S, et al. Analysis of the constitution of the beer yeast genome by PCR, sequencing and subtelomeric sequence hybridization. Int. J. Sys.t Evol. Microbiol. 51: 1607-1618, 2001. PubMed: 11491364

Goncalves PM, et al. FSY1, a novel gene encoding a specific fructose/H+ symporter in the type strain of Saccharomyces carlsbergensis. J. Bacteriol. 19: 5628-5630, 2000. PubMed: 10986274

type strain of Saccharomyces carlsbergensis

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