Debaryomyces hansenii (Zoph) Lodder et Kreger-van Rij (ATCC® 36239)

Strain Designations: CBS 767 [CCRC 21394, DBVPG 6050, IFO 0083, IGC 2968, JCM 1990, JCM 2101, MUCL 30242, NCCL Y-10976, NRRL Y-7426, UCD 74-86]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Deposited As Debaryomyces hansenii (Zopf) Lodder et Kreger-van Rij
Strain Designations CBS 767 [CCRC 21394, DBVPG 6050, IFO 0083, IGC 2968, JCM 1990, JCM 2101, MUCL 30242, NCCL Y-10976, NRRL Y-7426, UCD 74-86]
Ferments xylose D-xylose
Produces xylitol
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


RAPD profiles
Genome sequencing strain (completed by Genolevures Consortium, France).
Mitochondrial genome sequenced strain
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
Sequenced Data
18S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; internal transcribed spacer 1, 5.8S ribosomal RNA gene, and internal transcribed spacer 2, complete sequence; and 26S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence


D1D2 region of the 26S ribosomal RNA gene


Name of Depositor CBS
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- CBS <-- Carlsberg Lab
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CR382133 Debaryomyces hansenii strain CBS767 chromosome A complete sequence.


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Parajo JC, et al. Production of xylitol from concentrated wood hydrolysates by Debaryomyces hansenii: effect of the initial cell concentration. Biotechnol. Lett. 18: 593-598, 1996.

Zeng S, et al. Random amplified polymorphic DNA analysis of culture collection strains of Candida species. J Med Vet Mycol 34: 293-297, 1996. PubMed: 8873891

Parajo JC, et al. Production of xylitol from raw wood hydrolysates by Debaryomyces hansenii NRRL Y-7426. Bioprocess Eng. 13: 125-131, 1995.

Neves ML, et al. Metabolic flux response to salt-induced stress in the halotolerant yeast Debaryomyces hansenii. Microbiology 143: 1133-1139, 1997. PubMed: 9141676

Dujon B, et al. Genome evolution in yeasts. Nature 430: 35-44, 2004.

Souciet JL, et al. Genomic Exploration of the Hemiascomycetous Yeasts: 1. A set of yeast species for molecular evolution studies. FEBS Lett. 487: 3-12, 2000.

Lépingle A, et al. Genomic Exploration of the Hemiascomycetous Yeasts: 14. Debaryomyces hansenii var. hansenii. FEBS Lett. 487: 3-12, 2000.

Wang H, et al. A fungal phylogeny based on 82 complete genomes using the composition vector method. BMC Evol. Biol. 9: 195, 2009. PubMed: 19664262

Valach M, et al. Evolution of linear chromosomes and multipartite genomes in yeast mitochondria. Nucleic Acids Res. 39: 4202-4219, 2011. PubMed: 21266473

Kurtzman CP, Robnett CJ. Relationships among genera of the Saccharomycotina (Ascomycota) from multigene phylogenetic analysis of type species. FEMS Yeast Res. 13: 23-33, 2013. PubMed: 22978764

Groenewald M, Smith MT. Re-examination of strains formerly assigned to Hyphopichia burtonii, the phylogeny of the genus Hyphopichia, and the description of Hyphopichia pseudoburtonii sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 60: 2675-2680, 2010. PubMed: 19965989

Nguyen HV, Gaillardin C, Neuveglise C. Differentiation of Debaryomyces hansenii and Candida famata by rRNA gene intergenic spacer fingerprinting and reassessment of phylogenetic relationships among D. hansenii, C. famata, D. fabryi, C. flareri (=D. subglobosus) and D. prosopidis: description of D. vietnamensis sp. nov. closely related to D. nepalensis. FEMS Yeast Res. 9: 641-662, 2009. PubMed: 19385997

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