Description of Dioszegia patagonica sp. nov., a novel carotenogenic yeast isolated from cold environments.

  title={Description of Dioszegia patagonica sp. nov., a novel carotenogenic yeast isolated from cold environments.},
  author={Andrea Trochine and B. Turchetti and Aline B. M. Vaz and Luciana R. Brand{\~a}o and L. Rosa and P. Buzzini and C. Rosa and D. Libkind},
  journal={International journal of systematic and evolutionary microbiology},
  volume={67 11},
During a survey of carotenogenic yeasts from cold and oligotrophic environments in Patagonia, several yeasts of the genus Dioszegia (Tremellales, Agaricomycotina) were detected, including three strains that could not be assigned to any known taxa. Analyses of internal transcribed spacer and D1/D2 regions of the large subunit rRNA gene showed these strains are conspecific with several other strains found in the Italian Alps and in Antarctica soil. Phylogenetic analyses showed that 19 of these… Expand
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