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Candida glabrata (Anderson) Meyer et Yarrow (ATCC® 15126)

Strain Designations: Mutant TMAGR-23 [CBS 15126, NRRL Y-17770]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Deposited As Torulopsis glabrata (Anderson) Lodder et de Vries
Classification Fungi, Ascomycota, Saccharomycotina, Saccharomycetes, Saccharomycetidae, Saccharomycetales, Candida
Strain Designations Mutant TMAGR-23 [CBS 15126, NRRL Y-17770]
Produces killer toxin
Produces purine derivatives
Quality control strain
Quality control strain for API products
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 no
Preceptrol® no
Sensitive to killer toxin produced by Schwanniomyces occidentalis ATCC 44252
Killer type K11
Killer toxin-sensitive
Medium ATCC® Medium 200: YM agar or YM broth
ATCC® Medium 28: Emmons' modification of Sabouraud's agar
ATCC® Medium 1245: YEPD
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24°C to 26°C
Atmosphere: Typical aerobic
Sequenced Data
18S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; internal transcribed spacer 1, 5.8S ribosomal RNA gene, and internal transcribed spacer 2, complete sequence; and 26S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence


Name of Depositor Takeda Chem. Ind., Ltd.
U.S. Patent Number
Isolation Not available
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : KU729050 ITS including 5.8S rRNA gene


Banno I, et al. Method for producing purine derivatives. US Patent 3,298,923 dated Jan 17 1967

Chen WB, et al. Isolation, purification, and characterization of a killer protein from Schwanniomyces occidentalis. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 66: 5348-5352, 2000. PubMed: 11097913

Shimizu K, et al. Killer properties of wine yeasts and characterization of killer wine yeasts. J. Ferment. Technol. 63: 421-429, 1985.

Ashida S, et al. New killer toxin of Hansenula mrakii. Agric. Biol. Chem. 47: 2953-2955, 1983.

Kandel JS, Stern TA. Killer phenomenon in pathogenic yeast. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 15: 568-571, 1979. PubMed: 572656

Bussey H, Skipper N. Membrane-mediated killing of Saccharomyces cerevisiae by glycoproteins from Torulopsis glabrata. J. Bacteriol. 124: 476-483, 1975. PubMed: 240809

API 20C AUX. bioMerieux.

Bisha B, Kim HJ, Brehm-Stecher BF. Improved DNA-FISH for cytometric detection of Candida spp. J Appl Microbiol 110: 881-892, 2011. PubMed: 21205104

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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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