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NCYC 597

Candida albicans

Pre 2011 Name Candida albicans

Equivalent Strain Designations ATCC 18804, CBS 562, CCRC 20512, CECT 1002, DBVPG 6133, IFO 1385, IGC 3436, JCM 1542, KCTC 7270, NRRL Y-12983.

Depositor CBS

Deposit Date May 1960

Habitat Skin of man with interdigital mycosis, Uraguay.

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Candida albicans

Aerobic Utilisation and Growth

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

Strain Information

Type Strain
Information US Patent 3,726,763 : production of citric acid.

Depositor CBS
Deposit Name Candida albicans
Month of deposit May
Deposit Year 1960
Habitat Skin of man with interdigital mycosis, Uraguay.
Equivalent Strain Designations ATCC 18804, CBS 562, CCRC 20512, CECT 1002, DBVPG 6133, IFO 1385, IGC 3436, JCM 1542, KCTC 7270, NRRL Y-12983.
Reference Mackinnon, Caracteres y grado de la virulencia experimental de las Torulopsidaceas de la sub-familia Micotoruleas (Monilias), Montevideo: Thesis 1936.
Diddens & Lodder, Die anaskosporogenen Hefen, 2e Hälfte, p. 117 (neotype).
Suzuki & Nakase, Microbiol.Cult.Coll. 14: 49-62, 1998 (cell-wall comp.,CoQ).
Nakase et al., J.Gen.Appl.Microbiol. 161-169, 1994 (DNA,CoQ).
Shin et al., J.Gen.Appl.Microbiol. 42: 481-491. 1996 (CoQ).
Sato M , et al. Growth inhibitory properties of chalcones to Candida. Lett. Appl. Microbiol. 18: 53-55, 1994.
Segal E , et al. Adhesion of Candida albicans to epithelial cells - effect of mikkomycin. Mycoses 40: 33-39, 1997.
Kurtzman CP , Robnett CJ . Identification of clinically important ascomycetous yeasts based on nucleotide divergence in the 5' end of the large-subunit (26S) ribosomal DNA gene. J. Clin. Microbiol. 35: 1216-1223, 1997.
Newman SL , Holly A . Candida albicans is phagocytosed, killed, and processed for antigen presentation by human dendritic cells. Infect. Immun. 69: 6813-6822, 2001.

Physical Characteristics

Optimum Temperature Unknown
Miniumum Temperature Unknown
Maximum Temperature Unknown

Cells

Shape Long-oval
Min Broth Breadth (µm) 5
Max Broth Breadth (µm) 9
Min Broth Length (µm) 6
Max Broth Length (µm) 14
Min Agar Breadth (µm) 3
Max Agar Breadth (µm) 8
Min Agar Length (µm) 8
Max Agar Length (µm) 14
Arrangement Pairs
Colour on Agar Cream
Surface on Agar Shiny
Texture on Agar Smooth
Deposit in Broth Non-Flocculent
Ring in Broth Absent
Ring Colour Unknown
Pellicle in Broth Absent
Pellicle Appearance N/A
Pellicle Habit N/A

Cell Division

Budding Multipolar
Fission Absent

Filamentous Growth

Pseudomycelium Well formed
Pseudomycelium Branch Unknown
Pseudomycelium Form Unknown
Blastospores Absent
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 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

Miscellaneous

Assay Unknown
Salt Tolerant Unknown
Killer Unknown
Plasmid Unknown

Semi-Anaerobic Fermentation

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

Aerobic Utilisation and Growth - Sole Sources of Nitrogen

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

Other

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