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NCYC 476

Cryptococcus curvatus

Pre 2011 Name Cryptococcus curvatus

Equivalent Strain Designations ATCC 10567, CBS 570, DBVPG 6206, IFO 1159, IGC 2565, JCM 1532, NRRL Y-1511, VKM Y-2230

Depositor CBS

Deposit Date March 1956

Habitat Sputum of tubercular patient, Netherlands 1932.

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Cryptococcus curvatus

Aerobic Utilisation and Growth

Glucose +
Galactose +
Sorbose -
Sucrose +
Maltose +
Cellobiose +
Trehalose +
Lactose +
Melibiose +
Raffinose +
Melizitose +
Inulin -
Soluble Starch Weak/Latent
Xylose +
L Arabinose Weak/Latent
D Arabinose Weak/Latent
Ribose +
Rhamnose -
Ethanol +
Glycerol +
Erythritol Weak/Latent
Ribitol -
Galactitol -
Mannitol -
Sorbitol Weak/Latent
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 Type strain of Candida heveanensis var. curvata.
Production of lipid, from whey.
Depositor CBS
Deposit Name Candida curvata
Month of deposit March
Deposit Year 1956
Habitat Sputum of tubercular patient, Netherlands 1932.
Equivalent Strain Designations ATCC 10567, CBS 570, DBVPG 6206, IFO 1159, IGC 2565, JCM 1532, NRRL Y-1511, VKM Y-2230
Reference Diddens & Lodder, Die anaskosporogenen Hefen, 2e Hälfte, 1942 p.310.
Aono, System.Appl.Microbiol. 13: 394-397, 1990 (alkali tolerance).
Matte, Biol.Cell. 68: 159-162, 1990 (VLP).
Vancanneyt et al., System.Appl.Microbiol. 17: 65-75, 1994 (CoQ,protein).
Akhtar et al., J.Food Lipids 5: 283-297, 299-311, 1998.

Physical Characteristics

Optimum Temperature Unknown
Miniumum Temperature Unknown
Maximum Temperature Unknown

Cells

Shape Long-oval
Min Broth Breadth (µm) 2
Max Broth Breadth (µm) 6
Min Broth Length (µm) 6
Max Broth Length (µm) 10
Min Agar Breadth (µm) 3
Max Agar Breadth (µm) 4
Min Agar Length (µm) 5
Max Agar Length (µm) 17
Arrangement Pairs
Colour on Agar Cream
Surface on Agar Shiny
Texture on Agar Unknown
Deposit in Broth Flocculent
Ring in Broth Complete
Ring Colour White
Pellicle in Broth Thin
Pellicle Appearance Milky
Pellicle Habit Not Climbing

Cell Division

Budding Multipolar
Fission Absent

Filamentous Growth

Pseudomycelium Well formed
Pseudomycelium Branch Unknown
Pseudomycelium Form Unknown
Blastospores Many
Blastospore Shape Oval
Blastospore Location Verticils
Blastospore Habit Unknown
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 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 Unknown
A M D Glucoside -

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 +
Acid Production Unknown
37c Growth -
40c Growth Unknown
Arbutin Hydrolysis Weak/Latent
Urease Activity Unknown
Starch Production Weak/Latent
Acid Tolerant Unknown