Antonie van Leeuwenhoek

, Volume 58, Issue 2, pp 129–135 | Cite as

Kurtzmanomyces tardus sp. nov., a new anamorphic yeast species of basidiomycetous affinity

  • G. Giménez-Jurado
  • T. Plácido
  • A. J. Cidadão
  • C. Cabeça-Silva
  • E. Fonseca
  • H. J. Roeijmans
  • G. W. van Eijk
  • N. van Uden
Article

Abstract

A new yeast species of basidiomycetous affinity Kurtzmanomyces tardus was isolated from contaminated demineralized water. It differs from K. nectairii, the only other Kurtzmanomyces species so far described, in its carbon assimilation pattern and low DNA-DNA homology (2.3%±2.1).

Key words

basidiomycetous yeasts Kurtzmanomyces tardus taxonomy 

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Giménez-Jurado
    • 1
  • T. Plácido
    • 1
  • A. J. Cidadão
    • 2
  • C. Cabeça-Silva
    • 1
  • E. Fonseca
    • 3
  • H. J. Roeijmans
    • 4
  • G. W. van Eijk
    • 4
  • N. van Uden
    • 1
  1. 1.The Portuguese Yeast Culture Collection, Laboratory of MicrobiologyGulbenkian Institute of ScienceOeiras CodexPortugal
  2. 2.Laboratory of Cell BiologyGulbenkian Institute of ScienceOeiras CodexPortugal
  3. 3.Laboratory of PharmacologyGulbenkian Institute of ScienceOeiras CodexPortugal
  4. 4.Centraalbureau voor SchimmelculturesBaarnThe Netherlands

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