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|Title:||A novel psychrotolerant member of the hymenomycetous yeasts from Antarctica: 'Cryptococcus watticus' sp. nov.||Contributor(s):||Guffogg, Sharon Patricia (author); Thomas-Hall, Skye (author); Holloway, Paul (author); Watson, Kenneth (author)||Publication Date:||2004||DOI:||10.1099/ijs.0.02877-0||Handle Link:||https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/3581||Abstract:||Soil, snow and organic material, collected in November 1997 from the Vestvold Hills, Davis Base, Antarctica, were screened for yeasts. Two isolates, which were shown to be indistinguishable by rDNA sequencing and protein analysis by SDS-PAGE, are described in this communication as a novel species, Cryptococcus watticus sp. nov. (type culture, CBS 9496^T=NRRL Y-27556^T). Sequence analyses of the 26S rDNA D1/D2 region placed C. watticus in the hymenomycetous yeasts in a cluster with Holtermannia corniformis and Cryptococcus nyarrowii. This species has been allocated to the genus Cryptococcus on the basis of physiological and morphological characteristics.||Publication Type:||Journal Article||Source of Publication:||International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 54(0), p. 275-277||Publisher:||Society for General Microbiology||Place of Publication:||England, UK||ISSN:||1466-5026||Field of Research (FOR):||060399 Evolutionary Biology not elsewhere classified||Socio-Economic Outcome Codes:||970106 Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences||Peer Reviewed:||Yes||HERDC Category Description:||C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal||Statistics to Oct 2018:||Visitors: 133
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