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Candida kefyr (Beijerinck) van Uden & Buckley

Taxonomy in NCBI database: Eukaryota; Opisthokonta; Fungi; Dikarya; Ascomycota; saccharomyceta; Saccharomycotina; Saccharomycetes; Saccharomycetales.

1617 <-- IAM 12195 <-- AJ 4659 <-- IFO 0008 <-- HUT <-- CBS 1970 <-- A. J. Kluyver.
Accessioned in 1982.
=AJ 4659 =ATCC 4922 =CBS 1970 =DSM 70073 =IAM 12195 =IFO 0008 =NBRC 0008.
Candida kefyr.
Candida pseudotropicalis var. lactosa.
Medium: 25, 30;  Temperature: 25°C; Rehydration fluid: 666.   more information +  Full / Short version of the cataloguepage top

Source: Buttermilk [288].
Locality: The Netherlands.
G+C (mol%): 40.5 (Tm) [195].
More information: Type strain of Candida pseudotropicalis var. lactosa [288].

Strain characteristics
 <Fermentation>Galactose   Sucrose   Lactose

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Export control (1) No
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Viability and purity assays of this product were performed at the time of production as part of quality control. The authenticity of the culture was confirmed by analyzing an appropriate gene sequence, e.g., the 16S rRNA gene for prokaryotes, the D1/D2 region of LSU rRNA gene, the ITS region of the nuclear rRNA operon, etc. for eukaryotes. The characteristics and/or functions of the strain appearing in the catalogue are based on information from the corresponding literature and JCM does not guarantee them.

1630 <-- IAM 12237 <-- AJ 4060 <-- IFO 0541 <-- GRIF <-- CBS.
Accessioned in 1982.
=AJ 4060 =IAM 12237 =IFO 0541 =NBRC 0541.
Candida kefyr.
Kluyveromyces fragilis.
Medium: 25, 30;  Temperature: 25°C; Rehydration fluid: 666.   more information +

Quinone: Q-6 [354].
Enzyme electrophoretic profile: [1001].
G+C (mol%): 40.0 [337].
DNA-DNA relatedness: [4635].
Other taxonomic data: ITS & 5.8S rRNA gene (AB011519) [4635].

Patent publication(s) using this strain [WO2009/008362, WO2009/110646, JP2010-063389A, 2015-61872].
Strain characteristics
   Galactose   Sucrose   Lactose   Cellobiose

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Biosafety level 1
Terms and conditions Not imposed
Export control (1) No
Distribution control in Japan (2) No
Genetically modified microorganism No
Technical information -
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 (2) in complying with the Plant Protection Law of Japan

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Domestic A (Freeze-dried or L-dried culture) or C (Actively growing culture on request)
Overseas A (Freeze-dried or L-dried culture) or C (Actively growing culture on request)

Viability and purity assays of this product were performed at the time of production as part of quality control. The authenticity of the culture was confirmed by analyzing an appropriate gene sequence, e.g., the 16S rRNA gene for prokaryotes, the D1/D2 region of LSU rRNA gene, the ITS region of the nuclear rRNA operon, etc. for eukaryotes. The characteristics and/or functions of the strain appearing in the catalogue are based on information from the corresponding literature and JCM does not guarantee them.

2181 <-- IAM 12823 <-- M. Yamazaki YK 503 <-- IFO 0706 <-- ATCC 748 <-- A. Castellani.
Accessioned in 1983.
=ATCC 4564 =ATCC 6261 =ATCC 7347 =ATCC 748 =IAM 12823 =IFO 0706 =NBRC 0706.
Candida kefyr.
Candida macedoniensis.
Medium: 25, 30;  Temperature: 25°C; Rehydration fluid: 666.   more information +

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Enzyme electrophoretic profile: [1001].
G+C (mol%): 39.8 (Tm) [195].

Strain characteristics
   Galactose   Sucrose

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Biosafety level 1
Terms and conditions Not imposed
Export control (1) No
Distribution control in Japan (2) No
Genetically modified microorganism No
Technical information -
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 (2) in complying with the Plant Protection Law of Japan

 Delivery category
Domestic A (Freeze-dried or L-dried culture) or C (Actively growing culture on request)
Overseas A (Freeze-dried or L-dried culture) or C (Actively growing culture on request)

Viability and purity assays of this product were performed at the time of production as part of quality control. The authenticity of the culture was confirmed by analyzing an appropriate gene sequence, e.g., the 16S rRNA gene for prokaryotes, the D1/D2 region of LSU rRNA gene, the ITS region of the nuclear rRNA operon, etc. for eukaryotes. The characteristics and/or functions of the strain appearing in the catalogue are based on information from the corresponding literature and JCM does not guarantee them.

2188 <-- IAM 12830 <-- M. Yamazaki YK 655 <-- IFO 0690 <-- NI 7554 <-- CMI 38918 <-- G. E. Shaw <-- NCTC.
Accessioned in 1983.
=AJ 5253 =FMJ J-6007 =IAM 12830 =IFO 0690 =IMI 38918 =JCM 21910 =NBRC 0690 =NCYC 243 =NI 7554.
Candida kefyr.
Saccharomyces macedoniensis.
Medium: 25, 30;  Temperature: 25°C; Rehydration fluid: 666.   more information +

Quinone: Q-6 [354].
Enzyme electrophoretic profile: [1001].
G+C (mol%): 41.0 [337].
Other taxonomic data: ITS & 5.8S rRNA gene (AB011520) [4635].

Strain characteristics
   Galactose   Sucrose

 Related information on delivery / use of the strain
Biosafety level 1
Terms and conditions Not imposed
Export control (1) No
Distribution control in Japan (2) No
Genetically modified microorganism No
Technical information -
Additional information -
 (1) in complying with the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Control Law of Japan
 (2) in complying with the Plant Protection Law of Japan

 Delivery category
Domestic A (Freeze-dried or L-dried culture) or C (Actively growing culture on request)
Overseas A (Freeze-dried or L-dried culture) or C (Actively growing culture on request)

Viability and purity assays of this product were performed at the time of production as part of quality control. The authenticity of the culture was confirmed by analyzing an appropriate gene sequence, e.g., the 16S rRNA gene for prokaryotes, the D1/D2 region of LSU rRNA gene, the ITS region of the nuclear rRNA operon, etc. for eukaryotes. The characteristics and/or functions of the strain appearing in the catalogue are based on information from the corresponding literature and JCM does not guarantee them.

2294 <-- AJ 5768 <-- T. Tsuchiya J-1217 <-- ATCC 748 <-- A. Castellani.
Accessioned in 1983.
=AJ 5768 =ATCC 4564 =ATCC 6261 =ATCC 7347 =ATCC 748 =IAM 12823 =IFO 0706 =NBRC 0706.
Candida kefyr.
Candida macedoniensis.
Medium: 25, 30;  Temperature: 25°C; Rehydration fluid: 666.   more information +

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Enzyme electrophoretic profile: [1001].
G+C (mol%): 39.8 (Tm) [195].

Strain characteristics
   Galactose   Sucrose

 Related information on delivery / use of the strain
Biosafety level 1
Terms and conditions Not imposed
Export control (1) No
Distribution control in Japan (2) No
Genetically modified microorganism No
Technical information -
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 (1) in complying with the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Control Law of Japan
 (2) in complying with the Plant Protection Law of Japan

 Delivery category
Domestic A (Freeze-dried or L-dried culture) or C (Actively growing culture on request)
Overseas A (Freeze-dried or L-dried culture) or C (Actively growing culture on request)

Viability and purity assays of this product were performed at the time of production as part of quality control. The authenticity of the culture was confirmed by analyzing an appropriate gene sequence, e.g., the 16S rRNA gene for prokaryotes, the D1/D2 region of LSU rRNA gene, the ITS region of the nuclear rRNA operon, etc. for eukaryotes. The characteristics and/or functions of the strain appearing in the catalogue are based on information from the corresponding literature and JCM does not guarantee them.

2297 <-- AJ 5782 <-- T. Tsuchiya J-1234 <-- IFO 0882 <-- M. Hongo H-1.
Accessioned in 1983.
=AJ 5782 =IFO 0882 =NBRC 0882.
Candida kefyr.
Candida pseudotropicalis.
Medium: 25, 30;  Temperature: 25°C; Rehydration fluid: 666.   more information +

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Source: Fermented milk [1772].

Strain characteristics
   Sucrose   Lactose

 Related information on delivery / use of the strain
Biosafety level 1
Terms and conditions Not imposed
Export control (1) No
Distribution control in Japan (2) No
Genetically modified microorganism No
Technical information -
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 (1) in complying with the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Control Law of Japan
 (2) in complying with the Plant Protection Law of Japan

 Delivery category
Domestic A (Freeze-dried or L-dried culture) or C (Actively growing culture on request)
Overseas A (Freeze-dried or L-dried culture) or C (Actively growing culture on request)

Viability and purity assays of this product were performed at the time of production as part of quality control. The authenticity of the culture was confirmed by analyzing an appropriate gene sequence, e.g., the 16S rRNA gene for prokaryotes, the D1/D2 region of LSU rRNA gene, the ITS region of the nuclear rRNA operon, etc. for eukaryotes. The characteristics and/or functions of the strain appearing in the catalogue are based on information from the corresponding literature and JCM does not guarantee them.

2316 <-- AJ 5784 <-- T. Tsuchiya J-1236 <-- IFO 0942 <-- NRRL Y-1200.
Accessioned in 1983.
=AJ 5784 =IFO 0942 =NBRC 0942 =NRRL Y-1200.
Candida kefyr.
Candida pseudotropicalis.
Medium: 25, 30;  Temperature: 25°C; Rehydration fluid: 666.   more information +

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Locality: England, UK.

Strain characteristics
   Galactose   Sucrose   Lactose   Raffinose

 Related information on delivery / use of the strain
Biosafety level 1
Terms and conditions Not imposed
Export control (1) No
Distribution control in Japan (2) No
Genetically modified microorganism No
Technical information -
Additional information -
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 (2) in complying with the Plant Protection Law of Japan

 Delivery category
Domestic A (Freeze-dried or L-dried culture) or C (Actively growing culture on request)
Overseas A (Freeze-dried or L-dried culture) or C (Actively growing culture on request)

Viability and purity assays of this product were performed at the time of production as part of quality control. The authenticity of the culture was confirmed by analyzing an appropriate gene sequence, e.g., the 16S rRNA gene for prokaryotes, the D1/D2 region of LSU rRNA gene, the ITS region of the nuclear rRNA operon, etc. for eukaryotes. The characteristics and/or functions of the strain appearing in the catalogue are based on information from the corresponding literature and JCM does not guarantee them.

2342 <-- AJ 5680 <-- T. Tsuchiya J-1026 <-- ATCC 9767 <-- P. R. Burkholder 26.
Accessioned in 1983.
=ATCC 9767 =CCY 29-8-8 =IFO 1065 =NBRC 1065.
Candida kefyr.
Candida pseudotropicalis.
Medium: 25, 30;  Temperature: 25°C; Rehydration fluid: 666.   more information +

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Strain characteristics
   Galactose   Lactose

 Related information on delivery / use of the strain
Biosafety level 1
Terms and conditions Not imposed
Export control (1) No
Distribution control in Japan (2) No
Genetically modified microorganism No
Technical information -
Additional information -
 (1) in complying with the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Control Law of Japan
 (2) in complying with the Plant Protection Law of Japan

 Delivery category
Domestic A (Freeze-dried or L-dried culture) or C (Actively growing culture on request)
Overseas A (Freeze-dried or L-dried culture) or C (Actively growing culture on request)

Viability and purity assays of this product were performed at the time of production as part of quality control. The authenticity of the culture was confirmed by analyzing an appropriate gene sequence, e.g., the 16S rRNA gene for prokaryotes, the D1/D2 region of LSU rRNA gene, the ITS region of the nuclear rRNA operon, etc. for eukaryotes. The characteristics and/or functions of the strain appearing in the catalogue are based on information from the corresponding literature and JCM does not guarantee them.

3524 <-- M. Suzuki T-28 <-- W. Daengsubha.
Accessioned in 1984.
=TISTR 5270.
Candida kefyr.
Medium: 25, 30;  Temperature: 25°C; Rehydration fluid: 666.   more information +

Source: Ka-nom Jeen (fermented rice noodle) [2445].
Locality: Thailand [2445].

Strain characteristics
   Galactose   Sucrose   Lactose

 Related information on delivery / use of the strain
Biosafety level 1
Terms and conditions Not imposed
Export control (1) No
Distribution control in Japan (2) No
Genetically modified microorganism No
Technical information -
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 (1) in complying with the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Control Law of Japan
 (2) in complying with the Plant Protection Law of Japan

 Delivery category
Domestic A (Freeze-dried or L-dried culture) or C (Actively growing culture on request)
Overseas A (Freeze-dried or L-dried culture) or C (Actively growing culture on request)

Viability and purity assays of this product were performed at the time of production as part of quality control. The authenticity of the culture was confirmed by analyzing an appropriate gene sequence, e.g., the 16S rRNA gene for prokaryotes, the D1/D2 region of LSU rRNA gene, the ITS region of the nuclear rRNA operon, etc. for eukaryotes. The characteristics and/or functions of the strain appearing in the catalogue are based on information from the corresponding literature and JCM does not guarantee them.

3760 <-- CBS 607 <-- A. Castellani.
Accessioned in 1985.
=ATCC 4135 =CBS 607 =DBVPG 6161 =NCYC 6.
Candida kefyr.
Candida pseudotropicalis.
Medium: 25, 30;  Temperature: 25°C; Rehydration fluid: 666.   more information +

Source: Bronchomycosis.
Locality: Sri Lanka.
Fatty acid: [2225].
Serology: [2224,2227].
More information: Type strain of Candida pseudotropicalis [353,357].

Strain characteristics
   Galactose   Sucrose   Lactose

 Related information on delivery / use of the strain
Biosafety level 1
Terms and conditions Not imposed
Export control (1) No
Distribution control in Japan (2) No
Genetically modified microorganism No
Technical information -
Additional information -
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 (2) in complying with the Plant Protection Law of Japan

 Delivery category
Domestic A (Freeze-dried or L-dried culture) or C (Actively growing culture on request)
Overseas A (Freeze-dried or L-dried culture) or C (Actively growing culture on request)

Viability and purity assays of this product were performed at the time of production as part of quality control. The authenticity of the culture was confirmed by analyzing an appropriate gene sequence, e.g., the 16S rRNA gene for prokaryotes, the D1/D2 region of LSU rRNA gene, the ITS region of the nuclear rRNA operon, etc. for eukaryotes. The characteristics and/or functions of the strain appearing in the catalogue are based on information from the corresponding literature and JCM does not guarantee them.

9556 <-- IFO 10287 <-- CBS 834 <-- M. W. Beijerinck.
Accessioned in 1995.
=ATCC 42265 =CBS 834 =IFO 10287 =NBRC 10287 =NRRL Y-329.
Candida kefyr.
Medium: 25, 30;  Temperature: 25°C; Rehydration fluid: 666.   more information +

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Source: Kefir grains.
Locality: The Netherlands.
Quinone: Q-6 [5119].
G+C (mol%): 40.8 (Bd) [2701].
DNA-DNA relatedness: [2701].
Phylogeny: D1/D2 region of LSU rRNA gene (AJ508567); 18S rRNA gene (AB054675).
Other taxonomic data: Cellular carbohydrate composition [5119].
Taxonomy: [357].
More information: Type strain of Saccharomyces kefyr and Candida kefyr.

Patent publication(s) using this strain [JP2008-239604A].
Strain characteristics
   Galactose   Sucrose   Lactose   Cellobiose

 Related information on delivery / use of the strain
Biosafety level 1
Terms and conditions Not imposed
Export control (1) No
Distribution control in Japan (2) No
Genetically modified microorganism No
Technical information -
Additional information -
 (1) in complying with the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Control Law of Japan
 (2) in complying with the Plant Protection Law of Japan

 Delivery category
Domestic A (Freeze-dried or L-dried culture) or C (Actively growing culture on request)
Overseas A (Freeze-dried or L-dried culture) or C (Actively growing culture on request)

Viability and purity assays of this product were performed at the time of production as part of quality control. The authenticity of the culture was confirmed by analyzing an appropriate gene sequence, e.g., the 16S rRNA gene for prokaryotes, the D1/D2 region of LSU rRNA gene, the ITS region of the nuclear rRNA operon, etc. for eukaryotes. The characteristics and/or functions of the strain appearing in the catalogue are based on information from the corresponding literature and JCM does not guarantee them.

21874 <-- IAM 04857 <-- ATU <-- M. Hongo H-5.
Accessioned in 2007.
=IAM 04857 =IFO 0886 =NBRC 0886.
Candida kefyr.
Medium: 25, 30;  Temperature: 25°C; Rehydration fluid: 666.   more information +

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Source: Skim milk [1772].

Strain characteristics
   Galactose   Sucrose   Lactose   Raffinose

 Related information on delivery / use of the strain
Biosafety level 1
Terms and conditions Not imposed
Export control (1) No
Distribution control in Japan (2) No
Genetically modified microorganism No
Technical information -
Additional information -
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 (2) in complying with the Plant Protection Law of Japan

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Domestic A (Freeze-dried or L-dried culture) or C (Actively growing culture on request)
Overseas A (Freeze-dried or L-dried culture) or C (Actively growing culture on request)

This product was produced by the IAM Culture Collection (IAM) and transferred to JCM in 2007. Viability and purity assays were performed by IAM at the time of production. The authenticity of the culture was confirmed by analyzing an appropriate gene sequence, e.g., the 16S rRNA gene for prokaryotes, the D1/D2 region of LSU rRNA gene, the ITS region of the nuclear rRNA operon, etc. for eukaryotes. The characteristics and/or functions of the strain appearing in the catalogue are based on information from the corresponding literature and JCM does not guarantee them.

21878 <-- IAM 04880 <-- ATU <-- M. Hongo H-6 (Torula lactis a Dombrowski).
Accessioned in 2007.
=IAM 04880 =IFO 0887 =NBRC 0887.
Candida kefyr.
Medium: 25, 30;  Temperature: 25°C; Rehydration fluid: 666.   more information +

Source: Skim milk [1772].

Strain characteristics
   Galactose   Sucrose   Lactose   Raffinose   Cellobiose

 Related information on delivery / use of the strain
Biosafety level 1
Terms and conditions Not imposed
Export control (1) No
Distribution control in Japan (2) No
Genetically modified microorganism No
Technical information -
Additional information -
 (1) in complying with the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Control Law of Japan
 (2) in complying with the Plant Protection Law of Japan

 Delivery category
Domestic A (Freeze-dried or L-dried culture) or C (Actively growing culture on request)
Overseas A (Freeze-dried or L-dried culture) or C (Actively growing culture on request)

Viability and purity assays of this product were performed at the time of production as part of quality control. The authenticity of the culture was confirmed by analyzing an appropriate gene sequence, e.g., the 16S rRNA gene for prokaryotes, the D1/D2 region of LSU rRNA gene, the ITS region of the nuclear rRNA operon, etc. for eukaryotes. The characteristics and/or functions of the strain appearing in the catalogue are based on information from the corresponding literature and JCM does not guarantee them.

21882 <-- IAM 04925 <-- ATU <-- M. Hongo H-8 (Torula lactis a (Dombrowski) var. japonica).
Accessioned in 2007.
=IAM 04925 =IFO 0888 =NBRC 0888.
Candida kefyr.
Medium: 25, 30;  Temperature: 25°C; Rehydration fluid: 666.   more information +

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Source: Fermented milk [1772].

Strain characteristics
   Galactose   Sucrose   Lactose

 Related information on delivery / use of the strain
Biosafety level 1
Terms and conditions Not imposed
Export control (1) No
Distribution control in Japan (2) No
Genetically modified microorganism No
Technical information -
Additional information -
 (1) in complying with the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Control Law of Japan
 (2) in complying with the Plant Protection Law of Japan

 Delivery category
Domestic A (Freeze-dried or L-dried culture) or C (Actively growing culture on request)
Overseas A (Freeze-dried or L-dried culture) or C (Actively growing culture on request)

Viability and purity assays of this product were performed at the time of production as part of quality control. The authenticity of the culture was confirmed by analyzing an appropriate gene sequence, e.g., the 16S rRNA gene for prokaryotes, the D1/D2 region of LSU rRNA gene, the ITS region of the nuclear rRNA operon, etc. for eukaryotes. The characteristics and/or functions of the strain appearing in the catalogue are based on information from the corresponding literature and JCM does not guarantee them.

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