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Saccharomyces cerevisiae Meyen ex E.C. Hansen (ATCC® 7754)

Alternate State: Candida robusta Diddens et Lodder  /  Strain Designations: [CBS 1368, CCRC 21727, DSM 2155, IFO 1346, NCYC 79, NRRL Y-977]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Deposited As Saccharomyces cerevisiae Hansen
Classification Fungi, Ascomycota, Saccharomycotina, Saccharomycetes, Saccharomycetidae, Saccharomycetales, Saccharomycetaceae, Saccharomyces
Strain Designations [CBS 1368, CCRC 21727, DSM 2155, IFO 1346, NCYC 79, NRRL Y-977]
Alternate State Candida robusta Diddens et Lodder
Assay of biotin
Reference strain for performance testing culture media listed by the ISO TC 34 SC 9 Joint Working Group 5 in the ISO 11133 and by the Working Party on Culture Media of the International Committee on Food Microbiology and Hygiene (ICFMH-WPCM)
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
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: 25°C to 30°C
Atmosphere: Typical aerobic
Sequenced Data
D1D2 region of the 26S ribosomal RNA gene


Name of Depositor RS Williams
Chain of Custody ATCC <-- RS Williams
Fleischmann Bakers' yeast
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M57897 Plasmid 2-mu-m from S.cerevisiae RAF gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M57550 Saccharomyces cerevisiae 7754-STB, 7754-ori 2-micro-m circle DNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : KC601853 D1/D2 region of 26S rRNA gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X55437 S.cerevisiae 2-(mu)m plasmid REP1 gene for REP1 protein, involved


Snell EE, et al. A quantitative test for biotin and observations regarding its occurrence and properties. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 62: 175-178, 1940.

ISO/CD 11133:2009, Annex E. Test microorganisms for commonly used culture media (giving information on the culture medium, culture conditions, test microorganisms, culture collection number of test organisms and the expected reactions)

Corry, JEL, Curtis, GDW and Baird, RM (Eds) Handbook of Culture Media for Food and Water Microbiology. Royal Society of Chemistry, In preparation. ICFMH-WPCM.

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