Xanthophyllomyces dendrorhous Golubev (ATCC® 74220)

Strain Designations: UBV-AX3  /  Product Format: frozen

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Deposited As Phaffia rhodozyma Miller et al., anamorph
Strain Designations UBV-AX3
Synonym Phaffia rhodozyma Miller et al.
produces astaxanthin
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 frozen
Type Strain no
Preceptrol® no
Medium ATCC® Medium 1245: YEPD
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 22.0°C
Name of Depositor Universal Foods Corp.
U.S. Patent Number
U.S. Patent
Disclosure This material is cited in a US or other Patent and may not be used to infringe the claims. Depending on the wishes of the Depositor, ATCC may be required to inform the Patent Depositor of the party to which the material was furnished.
Special Collection NCRR Contract
mutant of wild-type strain

Jacobson GK, et al. Astaxanthin over-producing strains of Phaffia rhodozyma. US Patent 5,466,599 dated Nov 14 1995

Jacobsen GK, et al. Astaxanthin over-producing strains of Phaffia rhodozyma, methods for their cultivation, and their use in animal feeds. US Patent 5,922,560 dated Jul 13 1999

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