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Rhodotorula mucilaginosa

Pre 2011 Name Rhodotorula mucilaginosa

Equivalent Strain Designations IFO 0894

Depositor A. J. Kluyver

Deposit Date October 1934

Habitat Not specified

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Rhodotorula mucilaginosa

Aerobic Utilisation and Growth

Glucose +
Galactose -
Sorbose -
Sucrose +
Maltose +
Cellobiose -
Trehalose Weak/Latent
Lactose -
Melibiose -
Raffinose +
Melizitose +
Inulin -
Soluble Starch -
Xylose +
L Arabinose +
D Arabinose +
Ribose +
Rhamnose -
Ethanol +
Glycerol -
Erythritol -
Ribitol -
Galactitol -
Mannitol -
Sorbitol Weak/Latent
A M D Glucoside -
Salicin +
Lactic Acid -
Succinic Acid +
Citric Acid Weak/Latent
Inositol -
Gluconolactone +
Glucosamine -
Methanol -
Xylitol +

Strain Information

Information N/A
Depositor A. J. Kluyver
Deposit Name Cryptococcus ruber
Month of deposit October
Deposit Year 1934
Habitat Not specified
Equivalent Strain Designations IFO 0894
Reference N/A

Physical Characteristics

Optimum Temperature 31.8
Miniumum Temperature 7.4
Maximum Temperature 34.3

Cells

Shape Oval
Min Broth Breadth (µm) 3
Max Broth Breadth (µm) 4
Min Broth Length (µm) 4
Max Broth Length (µm) 6
Min Agar Breadth (µm) 2
Max Agar Breadth (µm) 4
Min Agar Length (µm) 3
Max Agar Length (µm) 5
Arrangement Single
Colour on Agar Pink
Surface on Agar Shiny
Texture on Agar Smooth
Deposit in Broth Non-Flocculent
Ring in Broth Absent
Ring Colour Unknown
Pellicle in Broth Thick
Pellicle Appearance Milky
Pellicle Habit Not Climbing

Cell Division

Budding Multipolar
Fission Absent

Filamentous Growth

Pseudomycelium Absent
Pseudomycelium Branch N/A
Pseudomycelium Form N/A
Blastospores N/A
Blastospore Shape N/A
Blastospore Location N/A
Blastospore Habit N/A
True Mycelium Absent
Clamp Connections Absent

Asexual Spores

Ballistospores Absent
Arthrospores Absent
Endospores Absent
Chlamydospores Absent

Sexual Spores

Ascospores Absent
Ascospore Shape N/A
Ascospore Wall N/A
Ascospore No Per Ascus N/A
Ascus Shape N/A
Conjugation Absent
Teliospores Absent
Teliospore Shape N/A

Miscellaneous

Assay No
Salt Tolerant 10%
Killer No
Plasmid Unknown

Semi-Anaerobic Fermentation

Glucose -
Galactose -
Sucrose -
Maltose -
Cellobiose -
Trehalose -
Lactose -
Melibiose -
Raffinose -
Melizitose -
Inulin -
Soluble Starch -
Xylose Unknown
A M D Glucoside -

Aerobic Utilisation and Growth - Sole Sources of Nitrogen

NH4 2SO4 +
KNO3 -
Ethylamine +
Cadaverine +
Lysine Unknown

Other

Vitamin Free Growth +
Cyclohex 100ppm +
Cyclohex 1000ppm -
50% Glucose Growth -
60% Glucose Growth -
Lipolytic -
Acid Production -
37c Growth -
40c Growth Unknown
Arbutin Hydrolysis +
Urease Activity +
Starch Production -
Acid Tolerant -