Candida glabrata (Anderson) Meyer et Yarrow (ATCC® 2001)

Strain Designations: CBS 138  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Deposited As Torulopsis glabrata (Anderson) Lodder et de Vries
Strain Designations CBS 138
Control strain for identification
Mapping of mitochondrial DNA
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® yes
Genome Sequenced Strain


MIC of 2-hydroxychalcone, 75 mcg/ml
Genome sequencing strain (completed by Genolevures Consortium, France).
Sequenced mitochondrial genome.
Morphology Colonies after 3 days on YM medium at 25°C are white, smooth, butyrous and entire. Cells are subglobose to ovoidal, single and in pairs pseudohyphae are absent.
Medium ATCC® Medium 200: YM agar or YM broth
ATCC® Medium 1245: YEPD
ATCC® Medium 28: Emmons' modification of Sabouraud's agar
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


D1D2 region of the 26S ribosomal RNA gene


Morphology Colonies after 3 days on YM medium at 25°C are white, smooth, butyrous and entire. Cells are subglobose to ovoidal, single and in pairs pseudohyphae are absent.
Name of Depositor CBS
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : JQ070075 ITS including 5.8S rRNA gene


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Lodder J, de Vries NF. Some notes on Torulopsis glabrata (Anderson) nov. comb. Mycopathol. Mycol. Appl. 1: 98-103, 1938.

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RapID™ Yeast PLUS QC Set. Remel™.

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Gregori C, et al. The high-osmolarity glycerol response pathway in the human fungal pathogen Candida glabrata strain ATCC 2001 lacks a signaling branch that operates in baker's yeast. Eukaryot Cell 6: 1635-1645, 2007. PubMed: 17616630

Nakayama H, et al. The Candida glabrata putative sterol transporter gene CgAUS1 protects cells against azoles in the presence of serum. J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 60: 1264-1272, 2007. PubMed: 17913716

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Hanic-Joyce PJ, Joyce PB. Characterization of a gene encoding tRNA nucleotidyltransferase from Candida glabrata. Yeast 19: 1399-1411, 2002. PubMed: 12478587

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