Cryptococcus neoformans (Sanfelice) Vuillemin (ATCC® MYA-4565)

Alternate State: Filobasidiella neoformans Kwon-Chung  /  Strain Designations: WM626 [CBS 10084]  /  Product Format: frozen

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Strain Designations WM626 [CBS 10084]
Alternate State Filobasidiella neoformans Kwon-Chung
Emerging infectious disease research
Biomedical Research and Development Material
Biosafety Level 2
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Type Strain no
Antigenic Properties Serotype A
Genotype VNII, AFLP1A
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain


Mating Type MATalpha
Reference strain of VN II, AFLP1A molecular type of C. neoformans.
Genome sequencing strain (Broad Institute, USA)
Medium ATCC® Medium 28: Emmons' modification of Sabouraud's agar
ATCC® Medium 200: YM agar or YM broth
ATCC® Medium 1245: YEPD
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 20°C to 25°C
Atmosphere: Typical aerobic
Sequenced Data
ITS of MYA-4565


Name of Depositor KJ Kwon-Chung
Special Collection ATCC
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- KJ Kwon-Chung <-- W Meyer <-- S Chen
Human, Australia.
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : FJ914892 ITS including 5.8S rRNA gene


Meyer W, et al. Molecular Typing of IberoAmerican Cryptococcus neoformans Isolates. Emerg. Infect. Dis. 9: 189-195, 2003.

Meyer W. et al. Consensus multi-locus sequence typing scheme for Cryptococcus neoformans and Cryptococcus gattii. Med. Mycol. 47(6):561-570, 2009. PubMed: 19462334

McTaggart LR, et al. Rapid identification of Cryptococcus neoformans and Cryptococcus gattii by matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry. J. Clin. Microbiol. 49: 3050-3053, 2011. PubMed: 21653762

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