Millerozyma acaciae (van der Walt) Kurtzman et M. Suzuki (ATCC® 22303)

Strain Designations: CBS 5656 [CCRC 22439, CSIR Y-448, IFO 1681, JCM 10732, MUCL 31916, NBRC 1681, NRRL Y-7117, Y-448]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Deposited As Pichia acaciae van der Walt
Strain Designations CBS 5656 [CCRC 22439, CSIR Y-448, IFO 1681, JCM 10732, MUCL 31916, NBRC 1681, NRRL Y-7117, Y-448]
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 (RIKEN Center for Life Science Technologies, Japan)
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: 24°C to 26°C
Atmosphere: Typical aerobic
Name of Depositor CBS
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- CBS <-- J.P. van der Walt Y-448
Frass of Buprestidae, Transvaal
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : BCKO00000000 Millerozyma acaciae strain JCM 10732, whole genome shotgun sequencing project


Billon-Grand G. A new ascosporogenous yeast genus: Yamadazyma gen. nov.. Mycotaxon 35: 201-204, 1989.

van der Walt JP. Pichia acaciae sp. n.. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 32: 159-161, 1966. PubMed: 5296845

Kurtzman CP, Suzuki M. Phylogenetic analysis of ascomycete yeasts that form coenzyme Q-9 and the proposal of the new genera Babjeviella, Meyerozyma, Millerozyma, Priceomyces, and Scheffersomyces. Mycoscience 51: 2-14, 2010.

Nakase T, et al. Pichia koratensis sp. nov., a new ascomycetous yeast related to Pichia acaciae isolated from insect frass in Thailand. J Gen Appl Microbiol 53: 345-351, 2007. PubMed: 18187890

Kurtzman CP, Robnett CJ. Identification and phylogeny of ascomycetous yeasts from analysis of nuclear large subunit (26S) ribosomal DNA partial sequences. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 73(4): 331-371, 1998. PubMed: 9850420

Kurtzman CP, Robnett CJ. Identification of clinically important ascomycetous yeasts based on nucleotide divergence in the 5' end of the large-subunit (26S) ribosomal DNA gene. J Clin Microbiol 35: 1216-1223, 1997. PubMed: 9114410

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