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NCYC 591

Cryptococcus luteolus

Pre 2011 Name Cryptococcus luteolus

Equivalent Strain Designations ATCC 32044, CBS 943, CCRC 22372, DBVPG 6008, IFO 0411, IFO 0611, JCM 3689, MUCL 30415, NRRL Y-2541, VKM Y-1596

Depositor CBS

Deposit Date November 1959

Habitat From the atmosphere, Tokyo, Japan.

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Cryptococcus luteolus

Aerobic Utilisation and Growth

Glucose +
Galactose +
Sorbose Unknown
Sucrose +
Maltose +
Cellobiose Unknown
Trehalose Unknown
Lactose -
Melibiose +
Raffinose Unknown
Melizitose Unknown
Inulin Unknown
Soluble Starch Weak/Latent
Xylose Unknown
L Arabinose Unknown
D Arabinose Unknown
Ribose Unknown
Rhamnose Unknown
Ethanol Unknown
Glycerol Unknown
Erythritol +
Ribitol Unknown
Galactitol +
Mannitol Unknown
Sorbitol Weak/Latent
A M D Glucoside +
Salicin Unknown
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 Torula luteola.
Depositor CBS
Deposit Name Cryptococcus luteolus
Month of deposit November
Deposit Year 1959
Habitat From the atmosphere, Tokyo, Japan.
Equivalent Strain Designations ATCC 32044, CBS 943, CCRC 22372, DBVPG 6008, IFO 0411, IFO 0611, JCM 3689, MUCL 30415, NRRL Y-2541, VKM Y-1596
Reference Saito, Jpn.J.Bot. 1: 1-54, 1922.
Nakase & Komagata, J.Gen.Appl.Microbiol. 17: 121-130, 1971 (GC). Yamada & Kondo, J.Gen.Appl.Microbiol. 19: 59-77, 1973 (CoQ).
Vancanneyt et al., System.Appl.Microbiol. 17: 65-75, 1994 (protein).

Physical Characteristics

Optimum Temperature Unknown
Miniumum Temperature Unknown
Maximum Temperature Unknown


Shape Oval
Min Broth Breadth (µm) 4
Max Broth Breadth (µm) 6
Min Broth Length (µm) 9
Max Broth Length (µm) 14
Min Agar Breadth (µm) 4
Max Agar Breadth (µm) 7
Min Agar Length (µm) 8
Max Agar Length (µm) 13
Arrangement Chains
Colour on Agar Yellow
Surface on Agar Shiny
Texture on Agar Glutinous
Deposit in Broth Flocculent
Ring in Broth Complete
Ring Colour White
Pellicle in Broth Absent
Pellicle Appearance N/A
Pellicle Habit N/A

Cell Division

Budding Multipolar
Fission Absent

Filamentous Growth

Pseudomycelium Ill 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 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


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 Unknown
KNO3 Weak/Latent
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 Weak/Latent
Acid Production Unknown
37c Growth Unknown
40c Growth Unknown
Arbutin Hydrolysis +
Urease Activity Unknown
Starch Production +
Acid Tolerant Unknown