Metschnikowia bicuspidata (Metschnikoff) Kamenski, teleomorph (ATCC® 22297)

Strain Designations: CBS 5575 [CCRC 21466, IGC 4206, MUCL 31458, NRRL YB-4993, UCD 63-49]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Deposited As Metschnikowia bicuspidata var. bicuspidata (Metschnikoff) Kamenski
Strain Designations CBS 5575 [CCRC 21466, IGC 4206, MUCL 31458, NRRL YB-4993, UCD 63-49]
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


Genome sequencing strain (the Joint Genome Institute at the Department of Energy, USA).
Medium ATCC® Medium 200: YM agar or YM broth
ATCC® Medium 323: Malt agar medium
ATCC® Medium 336: Potato dextrose agar (PDA)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24°C to 26°C
Atmosphere: Typical aerobic
Name of Depositor CBS
Chain of Custody
Trematode Diplostomum flexicaudum, Wisconsin, USA.
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : LXTC00000000 Metschnikowia bicuspidata var. bicuspidata NRRL YB-4993, whole genome shotgun sequencing project


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Guzman B, Lachance MA, Herrera CM. Phylogenetic analysis of the angiosperm-floricolous insect-yeast association: Have yeast and angiosperm lineages co-diversified? Mol Phylogenet Evol 68: 161-175, 2013. PubMed: 23583418

Molnar O, Prillinger H. Analysis of yeast isolates related to Metschnikowia pulcherrima using the partial sequences of the large subunit rDNA and the actin gene; description of Metschnikowia andauensis sp. nov. Syst Appl Microbiol 28: 717-726, 2005. PubMed: 16261861

Kurtzman CP, Robnett CJ. Identification of clinically important ascomycetous yeasts based on nucleotide divergence in the 5' end of the large-subunit (26S) ribosomal DNA gene. J Clin Microbiol 35: 1216-1223, 1997. PubMed: 9114410

Mendonca-Hagler LC, Hagler AN, Kurtzman CP. Phylogeny of Metschnikowia species estimated from partial rRNA sequences. Int J Syst Bacteriol 43: 368-373, 1993. PubMed: 8494745

Kurtzman CP. Systematics of the ascomycetous yeasts assessed from ribosomal RNA sequence divergence. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 63: 165-174, 1993. PubMed: 8259833

Wilmotte A, et al. Evolutionary relationships among higher fungi inferred from small ribosomal subunit RNA sequence analysis. Syst Appl Microbiol 16: 436-444, 1993.

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  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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