Cryptococcus neoformans (Sanfelice) Vuillemin (ATCC® 36556)

Alternate State: Filobasidiella neoformans Kwon-Chung  /  Strain Designations: 613 [61-11756]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

Deposited As Cryptococcus neoformans (Sanfelice) Vuillemin, anamorph
Strain Designations 613 [61-11756]
Alternate State Filobasidiella neoformans Kwon-Chung
Application
Biomedical Research and Development Material
Emerging infectious disease research
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 no
Antigenic Properties serotype D, serotype D RefSchmeding KA, et al. Sexual compatibility between serotypes of Filobasidiella neoformans (Cryptococcus neoformans). Curr. Microbiol. 5: 133-138, 1981.
Preceptrol® no
Comments
Virulent encapsulated strain, serotype D
Immune response
Medium Medium 200: YM agar or YM broth
Medium 1245: YEPD
Medium 28: Emmons' modification of Sabouraud's agar
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 25°C to 30°C
Atmosphere: Typical aerobic
Sequenced Data
No DNA sequencing was performed in house on this product.
Name of Depositor TR Kozel
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- TR Kozel <-- State Univ. Iowa Hospital 61-11756
Isolation
Human spleen and lung
References

Kozel TR, Cazin J Jr.. Immune response to Cryptococcus neoformans soluble polysaccharide. I. Serological assay for antigen and antibody. Infect. Immun. 5: 35-41, 1972. PubMed: 4570986

Kozel TR, Mastroianni RP. Inhibition of phagocytosis by cryptococcal polysaccharide: dissociation of the attachment and ingestion phases of phagocytosis. Infect. Immun. 14: 62-67, 1976. PubMed: 780279

Kozel TR. Non-encapsulated variant of Cryptococcus neoformans. II. Surface receptors for cryptococcal polysaccharide and their role in inhibition of phagocytosis by polysaccharide. Infect. Immun. 16: 99-106, 1977. PubMed: 326680

Kozel TR, Cazin J Jr.. Induction of humoral antibody response by soluble polysaccharide of Cryptococcus neoformans. Mycopathol. Mycol. Appl. 54: 21-30, 1974. PubMed: 4139653

Schmeding KA, et al. Sexual compatibility between serotypes of Filobasidiella neoformans (Cryptococcus neoformans). Curr. Microbiol. 5: 133-138, 1981.

Kozel TR, et al. Immune response to Cryptococcus neoformans soluble polysaccharide: immunological unresponsiveness. Infect. Immun. 18: 701-707, 1977. PubMed: 338489

Swenson FJ, Kozel TR. Phagocytosis of Cryptococcus neoformans by normal and thioglycolate-activated macrophages. Infect. Immun. 21: 714-720, 1978. PubMed: 361575

McGaw TG, Kozel TR. Opsonization of Cryptococcus neoformans by human immunoglobulin G: masking of immunoglobulin G by cryptococcal polysaccharide. Infect. Immun. 25: 262-267, 1979. PubMed: 383615

Laxalt KA, Kozel TR. Chemotaxigenesis and activation of the alternative complement pathway by encapsulated and non-encapsulated Cryptococcus neoformans. Infect. Immun. 26: 435-440, 1979. PubMed: 397927

Schmeding KA, et al. Sexual compatibility between serotypes of Filobasidiella neoformans (Cryptococcus neoformans). Curr. Microbiol. 5: 133-138, 1981.