Erythrobasidium hasegawianum Hamamota et al. (ATCC® 9536)

Alternate State: Rhodotorula hasegawae Yamada et Komagata, anamorph  /  Strain Designations: [BI CZAS 812/1, CBS 8253, CCRC 21376, CCY 20-9-3, IAM 12911, IFO 1058, JCM 1545, NRRL Y-17193, YK 124]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Deposited As Rhodotorula aurantiaca (Saito) Lodder
Strain Designations [BI CZAS 812/1, CBS 8253, CCRC 21376, CCY 20-9-3, IAM 12911, IFO 1058, JCM 1545, NRRL Y-17193, YK 124]
Alternate State Rhodotorula hasegawae Yamada et Komagata, anamorph
assay of 4-aminobenzoic acid p-aminobenzoic acid
assay of thiamine vitamin B1
produces ubiquinone coenzyme Q
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


Comments Genome sequencing strain (the Joint Genome Institute at the Department of Energy, USA)
Name of Depositor WJ Robbins
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- WJ Robbins <-- M Wahl
Old culture of beer yeast
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : D12803 gene for 18S rRNA

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF189899 26S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF131058 large subunit ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence

Nucleotide (GenBank) : BCII00000000 Erythrobasidium hasegawianum strain JCM 1545, whole genome shotgun sequencing project


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Hamamoto M, Sugiyama J, Komagata K. Nomenclature of the basidiomycetous yeast species Erythrobasidium hasegawae. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol. 37: 131, 1991.

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Hamamoto M, Nakase T. Phylogenetic analysis of the ballistoconidium-forming yeast genus Sporobolomyces based on 18S rDNA sequences. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 50: 1373-1380, 2000. PubMed: 10843083

Sampaio JP, et al. Occultifur externus sp. nov., a new species of simple-pored auricularioid heterobasidiomycete from plant litter in Portugal. Mycologia 91: 1094-1101, 1999.

Yamada Y, et al. On the partly reduced coenzyme Q isolated from Rhodotorula lactosa IFO 1058 and its relation to the taxonomic position. Agric. Biol. Chem. 37: 621-628, 1973.

Robbins WJ, Mu R. Rhodotorula deficient for paraamino-benzoic acid. Science 100: 85-86, 1944.

Hamamoto M, Sugiyama J, Komagata K. Transfer of Rhodotorula hasegawae to a new basidiomycetous genus Erythrobasidium as Erythrobasidium hasegawae comb. nov. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol. 34: 279-287, 1988.

Suh SO, Sugiyama J. Phylogeny among the basidiomycetous yeasts inferred from small subunit ribosomal DNA sequence. J. Gen. Microbiol. 139: 1595-1598, 1993. PubMed: 8371119

Matheny PB, et al. Resolving the phylogenetic position of the Wallemiomycetes: an enigmatic major lineage of Basidiomycota. Can J Bot 84: 1794-1805, 2006.

Scorzetti G, et al. Systematics of basidiomycetous yeasts: a comparison of large subunit D1/D2 and internal transcribed spacer rDNA regions. FEMS Yeast Res. 2: 495–517, 2002. PubMed: 12702266

Nagahama T, et al. Phylogenetic relationship within the Erythrobasidium clade: molecular phylogenies, secondary structure, and intron positions inferred from partial sequences of ribosomal RNA and elongation factor-1alpha genes. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol. 52: 37-45, 2006. PubMed: 16598157

Hamamoto M, Thanh VN, Nakase T. Bannoa hahajimensis gen. nov., sp. nov., and three related anamorphs, Sporobolomyces bischofiae sp. nov., Sporobolomyces ogasawarensis sp. nov. and Sporobolomyces syzygii sp. nov., yeasts isolated from plants in Japan. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 52: 1023-1032, 2002. PubMed: 12054219

Bai FY, et al. Sporobolomyces yunnanensis sp. nov., a Q-10(H2)-containing yeast species with a close phylogenetic relationship to Erythrobasidium hasegawianum. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 51: 231-235, 2001. PubMed: 11211263

Biswas SK, et al. Molecular phylogenetics of the genus Rhodotorula and related basidiomycetous yeasts inferred from the mitochondrial cytochrome b gene. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 51: 1191-1199, 2001. PubMed: 11411687

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