Dekkera bruxellensis van der Walt (ATCC® 22341)

Strain Designations: CBS 6055 [CCRC 20932, DSM 70726, IFO 1589]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Deposited As Brettanomyces abstinens Yarrow et Ahearn
Strain Designations CBS 6055 [CCRC 20932, DSM 70726, IFO 1589]
Produces acetic acid
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 (Type strain of Brettanomyces abstinens)
Preceptrol® no
Conversion of acetaldehyde to acetic acid
Medium ATCC® Medium 28: Emmons' modification of Sabouraud's agar
ATCC® Medium 200: YM agar or YM broth
ATCC® Medium 324: Malt extract agar
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24°C to 26°C
Atmosphere: Typical aerobic
Protocol: Add additional 2% CaCO3 in the medium
Name of Depositor CBS
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- CBS <-- D.G. Ahearn
Ginger ale, USA

Lee FL, Jong SC. The new species Dekkera abstinens, teleomorph of Brettanomyces abstinens. Mycologia 78: 150-151, 1986.

Yarrow D, Ahearn DG. Brettanomyces abstinens sp. n.. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 37: 296-298, 1971. PubMed: 5315722

Carrascosa JM, et al. Metabolism of acetaldehyde and custers effect in the yeast Brettanomyces abstinens. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 47: 209-215, 1981. PubMed: 6115615

Crauwels S, et al. Assessing genetic diversity among Brettanomyces yeasts by DNA fingerprinting and whole-genome sequencing. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 80: 4398-4413, 2014. PubMed: 24814796

Yamada Y, et al. The phylogenetic relationships of species of the genus Dekkera van der Walt based on the partial sequences of 18S and 26S ribosomal RNAs (Saccharomycetaceae). Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 58: 1803-1808, 1994.

Type strain of Brettanomyces abstinens

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