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Rhodotorula glutinis ATCC 28052. Image by Morgann Reilly.
Rhodotorula glutinis ATCC 28052. Image by Morgann Reilly.

Rhodotorula glutinis ATCC 28052 is a yellow to pink-colored basidiomycetous fungus that produces carotenoids. It was isolated from a culture plate in England and can grow on a wide range of carbon sources. The strain was obtained from the ATCC http://www.atcc.org/.

Reference
Walker, N. (1973). Metabolism of chlorophenols by Rhodotorula glutinis. Soil Biol. Biochem, 5:525-530.