Metschnikowia pulcherrima Pitt et Miller, teleomorph (ATCC® 34079)

Alternate State: Candida pulcherrima (Lindner) Windisch, anamorph  /  Strain Designations: R14  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

Strain Designations R14
Alternate State Candida pulcherrima (Lindner) Windisch, anamorph
This is the first commercially available strain for malolactic inoculation of wine.
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 Ruakura Agric. Res. Ctr.

Wright JM, Parle JN. Brettanomyces in the New Zealand wine industry. N.Z. J. Agric. Res. 17: 273-278, 1974.