Cryptococcus magnus (Lodder et Kreger-van Rij) Baptist et Kurtzman (ATCC® 14247)

Strain Designations: [CBS 4685, IFO 1862, MUCL 30433, NRRL Y-6661]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

Deposited As Cryptococcus ater Castellani ex Cooke, anamorph
Strain Designations [CBS 4685, IFO 1862, MUCL 30433, NRRL Y-6661]
Biomedical Research and Development Material
Biosafety Level 2
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Type Strain yes (type strain of Cryptococcus ater)
Preceptrol® no
Name of Depositor A Castellani
leg ulcers, Portugal
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF181505 26S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF190009 internal transcribed spacer 1, 5.8S ribosomal RNA, and internal transcribed spacer 2, complete sequence


Castellani A. A capsulated yeast producing black pigment: Cryptococcus ater n. sp. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 63: 27-30, 1960. PubMed: 13808270

Fell JW, et al. Biodiversity and systematics of basidiomycetous yeasts as determined by large-subunit rDNA D1/D2 domain sequence analysis. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 50: 1351-1371, 2000. PubMed: 10843082

type strain

type strain of Cryptococcus ater