Kluyveromyces lactis

PTCC No.: 
5185
Other collection No.: 
NRRL 1140
Culture condition: 
24 °C
Information: 
<- ARS CUlture Collection (NRRL). Isolated from creamery, Champaign, Illinois, USA. Degrades whey permeate, hydrolyzes whey lactose, produces beta-galactosidase beta-D-galactosidase, produces killer toxin, produces L-methionine from whey permeate. Polarity: haploid, mates with ATCC 8651 (Y-1205). Carries two linear DNA plasmids, pGK11 and pGK12.
Literature: 

Whey degredation (Process Biochem 1994, 29: 127-131). Hydrolization of whey lactose (J Gen Microbol 1991, 137: 1749-1757; PubMed: 11097913). L-methionine production (Process Biochem 1994, 29:127-131). Galactosidase production (J Bacteriol 1980, 142: 777-785. PubMed: 6769910; Process Biochem 1994, 29: 565-568). Production of killer toxin (J Bacteriol 1981, 145: 382-390; pubmed: 6257636; J. Gen. Microbiol. 1991, 137: 1749-1757, PubMed: 1955863).

Supplied as: 
Freeze-dried
Risk group: 
1