Malassezia furfur (Robin) Baillon (ATCC® 14521)

Strain Designations: CBS 1878 [IFO 0656, NRRL 3176]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

Deposited As Pityrosporum ovale (Bizzozero) Castellani et Chalmers
Strain Designations CBS 1878 [IFO 0656, NRRL 3176]
Application
Biomedical Research and Development Material
Biosafety Level 2

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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 (Neotype of Pityrosporum ovale)
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain

Yes

Comments Genome sequencing strain (Genome Institute of Singapore, Singapore)
Morphology Colonies after 10 days on mDixon agar are cream-colored dull, smooth with convex elevation. Cells are oval, cylindrical or spherical, single or pairs and budding, occasionally forming short chains.
Sequenced Data
D1D2 region of the 26S ribosomal RNA gene

ATATCATTAAGCGGAGGAAAAGAAACTAACAAGGATTCCCCTAGTAACGGCGAGTGAAGAGGGAAGAGCTCAAATTTGAAAGCTGGTACCTTCGGTATCCGCGTTGTAACCTCGAGACACGTTTTCCGTGCGGCGCTATGGACAAGTTCCTTGGAACAGGACATCGTAGAGGGTGAAAATCCCGTACTTGCCATGGATGTACCGTGCTTTGCGATACGTGCTCTAAGAGTCGAGTTGTTTGGGATTGCAGCTCAAAATGGGTGGTAGACTCCATCTAAAGCTAAATATCGGGGAGAGACCGATAGCGAACAAGTACCGTGAGGGAAAGATGAAAAGCACTTTGGAAAGAGAGTTAAAAGTACGTGAAATTGTCGAAAGGGAAGCGCTTGAAGTCAGCCATGCCGCTCAGGACTCAGCCTGGCTTTTGCTTGGTGTATTTCCTGGGTAGCAAGTCAGCATTGGTTTGGATCGTCGGAGAAGCATAGTCGGAATGTGGCGCCCTCGGGCGTGTTATAGCCTTCTATTGGATACGACGATCTAGACCAAGGAACGCAGCGCGCCTTATGGCGGGTCTTCGGACACCTTCGCGCTTAGGATGCTGGCGTAATGGCTTTAAGTGGC

Morphology Colonies after 10 days on mDixon agar are cream-colored dull, smooth with convex elevation. Cells are oval, cylindrical or spherical, single or pairs and budding, occasionally forming short chains.
Name of Depositor CBS
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- CBS <-- RW Benham
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : KU729140 D1/D2 region of 26S rRNA gene

References

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Benham RW. Pityrosporum ovale. A lipophilic fungus. Thiamin and oxaloacetic acid as growth factors. Proc Soc Exp Biol Med 58: 199-201, 1945.

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Neotype of Pityrosporum ovale