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Galactomyces candidus like sp.

Pre 2011 Name Geotrichum candidum

Equivalent Strain Designations NCTC 2886, Oidium lactisStrain I

Depositor Prof. M. Grimes, University College Cork

Deposit Date March 1929

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Galactomyces candidus like sp.

Aerobic Utilisation and Growth

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

Strain Information

Information 26S rDNA sequence gives 97.9%% sequence identity to Galactomyces candidus.
Depositor Prof. M. Grimes, University College Cork
Deposit Name Oidium lactis
Month of deposit March
Deposit Year 1929
Habitat Milk
Equivalent Strain Designations NCTC 2886, Oidium lactisStrain I
Reference No

Physical Characteristics

Optimum Temperature Unknown
Miniumum Temperature Unknown
Maximum Temperature Unknown


Shape Unknown
Min Broth Breadth (µm) Unknown
Max Broth Breadth (µm) Unknown
Min Broth Length (µm) Unknown
Max Broth Length (µm) Unknown
Min Agar Breadth (µm) Unknown
Max Agar Breadth (µm) Unknown
Min Agar Length (µm) Unknown
Max Agar Length (µm) Unknown
Arrangement Mycelial chains plus clumps
Colour on Agar Unknown
Surface on Agar Unknown
Texture on Agar Unknown
Deposit in Broth Unknown
Ring in Broth Unknown
Ring Colour Unknown
Pellicle in Broth Unknown
Pellicle Appearance Unknown
Pellicle Habit Unknown

Cell Division

Budding Unknown
Fission Unknown

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 Present
Clamp Connections Unknown

Asexual Spores

Ballistospores Absent
Arthrospores Present
Endospores Unknown
Chlamydospores Unknown

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


Assay Unknown
Salt Tolerant Unknown
Killer Unknown
Plasmid Unknown

Semi-Anaerobic Fermentation

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

Aerobic Utilisation and Growth - Sole Sources of Nitrogen

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


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