Candida metapsilosis Tavanti et al. (ATCC® 96144)

Strain Designations: MCO448 [UTHSC 87-212]  /  Product Format: frozen

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Deposited As Candida parapsilosis (Ashford) Langeron et Talice, anamorph
Strain Designations MCO448 [UTHSC 87-212]
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 yes
Preceptrol® no
RAPD patterns and electrophoretic karyotype
Isoenzyme profiles
Mitochondrial genome sequencing completed.
Medium ATCC® Medium 1245: YEPD
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24.0°C
Sequenced Data
Not available.
Name of Depositor PF Lehmann
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- PF Lehmann <-- MG Rinaldi
Human hand, Tacoma, WA
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U10989 Candida parapsilosis group III strain MCO429 5.8S rRNA gene and internal transcribed spacers 1 and 2, complete sequence.


Lott TJ, et al. Genomic heterogeneity in the yeast Candida parapsilosis. Curr. Genet. 23: 463-467, 1993. PubMed: 8319303

Lehmann PF, et al. Genotypic identification and characterization of species and strains within the genus Candida by using random amplified polymorphic DNA. J. Clin. Microbiol. 30: 3249-3254, 1992. PubMed: 1452710

Lin D, et al. Three distinct genotypes within Candida parapsilosis from clinical sources. J. Clin. Microbiol. 33: 1815-1821, 1995. PubMed: 7665651

Tavanti A, et al. Candida orthopsilosis and Candida metapsilosis spp. nov. to replace Candida parapsilosis Groups II and III. J. Clin. Microbiol. 43: 282-292, 2005.

Kosa P, et al. Complete DNA sequences of the mitochondrial genomes of the pathogenic yeasts Candida orthopsilosis and Candida metapsilosis: insight into the evolution of linear DNA genomes from mitochondrial telomere mutants. Nucleic Acids Res. 34: 2472-2481, 2006. PubMed: 16684995

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