Yarrowia lipolytica (Wickerham et al.) van der Walt et von Arx (ATCC® 18942)

Alternate State: Candida lipolytica (Harrison) Diddens et Lodder  /  Strain Designations: NRRL YB-423 [CBS 6124, DBVPG 6053, IFO 1548, JCM 2320]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Deposited As Endomycopsis lipolytica Wickerham et al., teleomorph
Strain Designations NRRL YB-423 [CBS 6124, DBVPG 6053, IFO 1548, JCM 2320]
Synonym Endomycopsis lipolytica Wickerham et al., Saccharomycopsis lipolytica (Wickerham et al.) Yarrow
Alternate State Candida lipolytica (Harrison) Diddens et Lodder
produces lipase
produces lipases active at pH 9.0 at 60C
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
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Preceptrol® no
Medium ATCC® Medium 200: YM agar or YM broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24.0°C
Sequenced Data
No DNA sequencing was performed in house on this product.
Name of Depositor NRRL
corn processing plant, Illinois
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M60312 Y.lipolytica small subunit ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF218983 Yarrowia lipolytica strain ATCC 18942T 5.8S ribosomal RNA gene,


. Spectrum, Monogr. Ser. Arts Sci.. 1Atlanta: Georgia State Univ.; 1970.

von Arx JA. On endomyces, Endomycopsis and related yeast-like fungi. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 38: 289-309, 1972. PubMed: 4538622

Hou CT. pH dependence and thermostability of lipases from cultures from the ARS Culture Collection. J. Ind. Microbiol. 13: 242-248, 1994.

type strain

type strain

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