Kluyveromyces marxianus (EC Hansen) van der Walt (ATCC® 8601)

Alternate State: Candida kefyr (Beijerinck) van Uden et Buckley, anamorph  /  Strain Designations: [78, type E, NRRL Y-1156]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Deposited As Kluyveromyces fragilis (Jorgensen) van der Walt, teleomorph
Strain Designations [78, type E, NRRL Y-1156]
Alternate State Candida kefyr (Beijerinck) van Uden et Buckley, anamorph
degrades whey permeate
produces glycerol glycerin, glycerine
produces single-cell protein SCP
produces yeast-whey protein from cottage cheese
produces glycerol from whey permeate
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 no
Preceptrol® no
Medium ATCC® Medium 200: YM agar or YM broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24.0°C
Name of Depositor Lederle Labs.
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--Lederle Labs.<<--N.C. Laffer 78, type E (Saccharomyces fragilis)

Gilliland SE, Stewart CF. Amount of yeast and whey protein recovered from cottage cheese whey cultured with Kluyveromyces fragilis. J. Dairy Sci. 63: 989-990, 1980.

Rapin JD, et al. Glycerol production by yeast fermentation of whey permeate. Enzyme Microb. Technol. 16: 143-150, 1994.

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  • 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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