Candida albicans (Robin) Berkhout, anamorph (ATCC® 10231)

Strain Designations: 3147 [CBS 6431, CCY 29-3-106, CIP 48.72, DSM 1386, IFO 1594, NCPF 3179, NCYC 1363, NIH 3147, VTT C-85161]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Strain Designations 3147 [CBS 6431, CCY 29-3-106, CIP 48.72, DSM 1386, IFO 1594, NCPF 3179, NCYC 1363, NIH 3147, VTT C-85161]
Application
Assay of amphotericin B fungizone
Assay of antimicrobial preservatives
Assay of haloprogin
Assay of nystatin fungicidin
Media testing
Membrane filter testing
Preparatory test control
Produces D-arabinolactone oxidase
Produces DNA topoisomerase
Food testing
Pharmaceutical and Personal Care
Produces aspartic proteinases aspartyl proteinases
Produces estrogen-binding protein
Produces lanosterol synthase 2,3-oxidosqualene lanosterol cyclase
Produces phenethyl alcohol
Produces polyamine oxidase
Produces tryptophol
Quality control strain
Sterility testing
Testing
Testing fungicides
Produces farnesoic acid, an autoregulatory substance capable of regulating morphological transition
Reference strain for performance testing culture media listed by the ISO TC 34 SC 9 Joint Working Group 5 in the ISO 11133 and by the Working Party on Culture Media of the International Committee on Food Microbiology and Hygiene (ICFMH-WPCM)
This strain is recommended by ATCC for use in the tests described in ASTM Standard Test Method E979-91 where only the taxon is specified.
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Type Strain no
Intended Use
Antigenic Properties Serotype A RefWagner T, et al. pH-dependent denaturation of extracellular aspartic proteinases from Candida species. J. Med. Vet. Mycol. 33: 275-278, 1995. PubMed: 8531028
Preceptrol® no
Comments
This strain is recommended by ATCC for use in the tests described in ASTM Standard Test Method E979-91 where only the taxon is specified.
For sterility testing, not more than five passages from the ATCC culture should be used.
Growth and invasiveness in mouse
Steroid interference with antifungal activity
Cell wall hydrophobicity enhances corticosterone incorporation.
Ultraviolet microscopy
Calcification
Morphology and physiology of strain sectors
Use of impedance for preservative efficacy testing
Fungitoxicity of alcohols and fatty acids
Esterase activity
Lipid composition
Effect of antineoplastic drugs
Morphology On YEPD agar after 2 days at 25°C, colonies are cream-colored, shiny, and smooth. Older colonies show filaments-like structure at the margin and may have ridges or folders. Cells are ovoid (3.0-6.0 x 4.0-8.0 µm), budding, mostly singly and rarely clustered in young culture. Cells will elongate and form chain-like branched pseudohyphae in older culture.
Viability post-FreezeViability test
Sequenced Data
ITS sequence of ATCC 10231

TGCGGAAGGATCATTACTGATTTGCTTAATTGCACCACATGTGTTTTTCTTTGAAACAAACTTGCTTTGGCGGTGGGCCCAGCCTGCCGCCAGAGGTCTAAACTTACAACCAATTTTTTATCAACTTGTCACACCAGATTATTACTAATAGTCAAAACTTTCAACAACGGATCTCTTGGTTCTCGCATCGATGAAGAACGCAGCGAAATGCGATACGTAATATGAATTGCAGATATTCGTGAATCATCGAATCTTTGAACGCACATTGCGCCCTCTGGTATTCCGGAGGGCATGCCTGTTTGAGCGTCGTTTCTCCCTCAAACCGCTGGGTTTGGTGTTGAGCAATACGACTTGGGTTTGCTTGAAAGACGGTAGTGGTAAGGCGGGATCGCTTTGACAATGGCTTAGGTCTAACCAAAAACATTGCTTGCGGCGGTAACGTCCACCACGTATATCTTCAAACTTTGACCTCAAATCAGGTAGGACTACCCGCTGAACTTAAGCATATCAATAAGCGGA


D1D2 region of the 28S ribosomal RNA gene

CATATCAATAAGCGGAGGAAAAGAAACCAACAGGGATTGCCTCAGTAGCGGCGAGTGAAGCGGCAAAAGCTCAAATTTGAAATCTGGCGTCTTTGGCGTCCGAGTTGTAATTTGAAGAAGGTATCTTTGGGCCCGGCTCTTGTCTATGTTCCTTGGAACAGGACGTCACAGAGGGTGAGAATCCCGTGCGATGAGATGACCCGGGTCTGTGTAAAGTTCCTTCGACGAGTCGAGTTGTTTGGGAATGCAGCTCTAAGTGGGTGGTAAATTCCATCTAAAGCTAAATATTGGCGAGAGACCGATAGCGAACAAGTACAGTGATGGAAAGATGAAAAGAACTTTGAAAAGAGAGTGAAAAAGTACGTGAAATTGTTGAAAGGGAAGGGCTTGAGATCAGACTTGGTATTTTGCATGCTGCTCTCTCGGGGGCGGCCGCTGCGGTTTACCGGGCCAGCATCGGTTTGGAGCGGCAGGATAATGGCGGAGGAATGTGGCACGGCTTCTGCTGTGTGTTATAGCCTCTGACGATACTGCCAGCCTAGACCGAGGACTGCGGTTTTTAACCTAGGATGTTGGCATAATGATCTTAAGTCGC

Morphology On YEPD agar after 2 days at 25°C, colonies are cream-colored, shiny, and smooth. Older colonies show filaments-like structure at the margin and may have ridges or folders. Cells are ovoid (3.0-6.0 x 4.0-8.0 µm), budding, mostly singly and rarely clustered in young culture. Cells will elongate and form chain-like branched pseudohyphae in older culture.
Name of Depositor CW Emmons
Special Collection ATCC
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- CW Emmons <-- Wright
Isolation
Man with bronchomycosis
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : D86430 Candida albicans gene for CaRho1, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX109674 Sequence 407 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X56867 C. albicans gene for secretory aspartate proteinase.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF031229 Candida albicans alternative oxidase (AOX1) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U38534 Candida albicans alpha-tubulin (TUB1) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L22737 Candida albicans inositol-1-phosphate synthase (IN01) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF031228 Candida albicans D-arabinono-1,4-lactone oxidase (ALO) gene,

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U40454 Candida albicans topoisomerase type I (CATOP1) gene, complete cds.

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