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
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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