Vanderwaltozyma polyspora (van der Walt) Kurtzman (ATCC® 22028)

Strain Designations: CBS 2163, DSM 70294, [ATCC 56499, CCRC 21397, DBVPG 6243, MUCL 30238, NCYC 523, NRRL Y-8283, UCD 57-17]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Deposited As Kluyveromyces polysporus van der Walt
Strain Designations CBS 2163, DSM 70294, [ATCC 56499, CCRC 21397, DBVPG 6243, MUCL 30238, NCYC 523, NRRL Y-8283, UCD 57-17]
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 (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland).
Medium ATCC® Medium 200: YM agar or YM broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24.0°C
Sequenced Data
No DNA sequencing was performed in house on this product.
Name of Depositor CBS
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--CBS<<--J.P. van der Walt
soil, South Africa
Cross References

Complete Genome (GenBank) : AAZN01000000 Vanderwaltozyma polyspora DSM 70294, whole genome shotgun sequencing project.


van der Walt JP. Kluyveromyces - a new yeast genus of the Endomycetales. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 22: 265-272, 1956.

Siderberg DG, Lachance MA. Speciation, species delineation, and electrophoretic isoenzyme patterns of the type strains of Kluyveromyces van der Walt emend. van der Walt. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 33: 822-828, 1983.

type strain

Scannell, Devin R. et al. Independent sorting-out of thousands of duplicated gene pairs in two yeast species descended from a whole-genome duplication. PNAS 104 (20): 8397-8402, 2007.

type strain

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