Meyerozyma guilliermondii (Wickerham) Kurtzman et M. Suzuki (ATCC® 9058)

Strain Designations: [CBS 2021, CCRC 20862, CCY 29-4-13, IFO 0566, JCM 1606, NRRL Y-488]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Deposited As Candida guilliermondii (Castellani) Langeron et Guerra
Strain Designations [CBS 2021, CCRC 20862, CCY 29-4-13, IFO 0566, JCM 1606, NRRL Y-488]
degrades cellulose
produces citric acid citrate
produces deaminase
produces riboflavin vitamin B2
Biosafety Level 1

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Product Format freeze-dried
Type Strain no
Preceptrol® no
Medium ATCC® Medium 200: YM agar or YM broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24.0°C
Name of Depositor PR Burkholder

Tanner FW Jr., et al. Riboflavin production by Candida species. Science 101: 180-181, 1945.

Nielsen P, Bacher A. Biosynthesis of riboflavin. Characterization of the product of the deaminase. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 662: 312-317, 1981. PubMed: 7317443

Fried JH. Stimulatory effect of organic acids in citric acid fermentation. US Patent 3,669,839 dated Jun 13 1972

Fukuda H, et al. Method for producing citric acid. US Patent 3,726,763 dated Apr 10 1973

Burkholder PR. Fermentation process for the production of riboflavin (vitamin B2). US Patent 2,363,227 dated Nov 21 1944

Asenjo JA, et al. Growth and citric-acid production by Candida guilliermondii using a cellulose substrate. Biotechnol. Bioeng. Symp. 12: 111-120, 1982.

Contasti V, Bahar S. Riboflavin production by Candida guilliermondii from liquid brewery waste. Acta Cient. Venez. 39: 69-74, 1988. PubMed: 3239343

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