Cryptococcus neoformans (Sanfelice) Vuillemin (ATCC® MYA-3376)

Alternate State: Filobasidiella neoformans Kwon-Chung  /  Strain Designations: 569  /  Product Format: frozen

Strain Designations 569
Alternate State Filobasidiella neoformans Kwon-Chung
Application
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
Preceptrol® no
Mating Type alpha
Comments
oxy2 mutant.
Oxygen-sensitive in background of oxyl, hypopigmented, copper-starved.
Medium ATCC® Medium 1245: YEPD
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 25.0°C
Name of Depositor ES Jacobson
Special Collection NSF - Mycology
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- ES Jacopson
References

Nyhus K, Jacobson ES. Oxy2 as a transcriptional activator gene for copper uptake in Cryptococcus neoformans. Med. Mycol. 42: 325-331, 2004.