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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Transfer of Hansenula Ofunaensis to the Genus Pichia

item Kurtzman, Cletus

Submitted to: Mycotaxon
Publication Type: Peer Reviewed Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: October 10, 1995
Publication Date: N/A

Interpretive Summary: The yeast Hansenula ofunaensis was shown to be a unique species on the basis of the chemical composition of its genetic material. Because the species was placed in a genus that is not now accepted, it was transferred to the currently recognized genus Pichia.

Technical Abstract: Hansenula represents a synonym of the genus Pichia, and because of this, Hansenula ofunaensis is transferred to Pichia. An emended physiological characterization of this yeast species is provided.

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