Candida kefyr (Beijerinck) van Uden et Buckley (ATCC® 4135)

Alternate State: Kluyveromyces marxianus (EC Hansen) van der Walt  /  Strain Designations: CBS 607 [ATCC 6264, ATCC 6265, ATCC 7348, CBS 1620, DBVPG 6161, JCM 3760, NCYC 6]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Deposited As Candida kefyr (Beijerinck) van Uden et Buckley, anamorph
Strain Designations CBS 607 [ATCC 6264, ATCC 6265, ATCC 7348, CBS 1620, DBVPG 6161, JCM 3760, NCYC 6]
Alternate State Kluyveromyces marxianus (EC Hansen) van der Walt
bacterial resistance testing
fungus resistance testing adhesives
control strain for typing systems
Biosafety Level 1

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Product Format freeze-dried
Type Strain yes (type strain of Endomyces pseudotropicalis)
Preceptrol® no
esterase activity
Medium ATCC® Medium 200: YM agar or YM broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24.0°C
Name of Depositor CBS
Clinical bronchomycosis, Sri Lanka
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M60303 C.kefyr small subunit ribosomal RNA.


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

Castellani A. Observations on fungi of the genus Endomyces affecting man in the tropics. Centralbl. Bakteriol. Parasitenkd. Infektionskr. I Abt. 58: 236-238, 1911.

Vazquez JA, et al. Comparison of restriction enzyme analysis versus pulsed-field gradient gel electrophoresis as a typing system for Torulopsis glabrata and Candida species other than C. albicans. J Clin Microbiol 31: 2021-2030, 1993. PubMed: 8396585

ASTM International Standard Test Methods for Resistance of Adhesive Preparations in Container to Attack by Bacteria, Yeast, and Fungi. West Conshohocken, PA:ASTM International;ASTM Standard Test Method D 4783-01e1.

Thanos M, et al. Rapid identification of Candida species by DNA fingerprinting with PCR. J Clin Microbiol 34: 615-621, 1996. PubMed: 8904425

type strain of Endomyces pseudotropicalis

type strain of Endomyces pseudotropicalis

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