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IHEM strain details

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Strain number: IHEM 10285   Add to cart
Species name: Candida tropicalis (Castellani) Berkhout
Synonym names: Candida paratropicalis Baker, Salkin, Pincus & D'Amato
Type of organism: Yeast
Pathogen class: H2
Acronyms: IFO 1070, ATCC 750, CBS 94, CCRC 20520, JCM 1541, MUCL 29893, NRRL Y-607, VKM Y-1464
Status: type strain of Candida tropicalis (Castellani) Berkhout
Original substratum: human
Pathogenicity (underlying disease): bronchomycosis
History: 1909, A. Castellani -> ATCC -> 1997, IHEM
Applications: utilizes phenol, catechol and 3- and 4-methylcatechols as sole carbon source (J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol. 19:171-187, 1973); esterase activity (J. Clin. Microbiol. 8 : 756-759, 1978); control strain for typing systems (J. Clin. Microbiol., 31, 2021-2030, 1993); antifungal susceptibility testing (J. Clin. Microbiol. 32: 1625-1628 and 1650-1653, 1994); produces ethanol from D-xylose (Biotechnology 3: 59-62, 1985); transformation host (J. Gen. Microbiol. 139: 335-342, 1993; Yeast 8 :1065-1075, 1992)
Literature: Br Med J 2 (1910), 868-869

M Thanos, G Schonian, W Meyer, C Schweynoch, Y Graser, T G Mitchell, W Presber, and H J Tietz, J Clin Microbiol 34 (1996), 615-621

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