Filobasidiella neoformans Kwon-Chung, teleomorph (ATCC® 34873)

Strain Designations: NIH B-3501 [CBS 6900, CBS 7697, CBS 7817, CCRC 20532]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Deposited As Cryptococcus neoformans (Sanfelice) Vuillemin, anamorph
Strain Designations NIH B-3501 [CBS 6900, CBS 7697, CBS 7817, CCRC 20532]
Application
Biomedical Research and Development Material
assay of eumelanin pigments RefWilliamson PR, et al. Melanin biosynthesis in Cryptococcus neoformans. J. Bacteriol. 180: 1570-1572, 1998. PubMed: 9515929 RefLiu L, et al. Catecholamine oxidative products, but not melanin, are produced by Cryptococcus neoformans during neuropathogenesis in mice. Infect. Immun. 67: 108-112, 1999. PubMed: 9864203
produces monophenol monooxygenase phenol oxidase, phenoloxidase RefIkeda R, et al. Characterization of a phenol oxidase from Cryptococcus neoformans var. neoformans. Microbiol. Immunol. 37: 759-764, 1993. PubMed: 8289682
regulation of phenol oxidase and capsular polysaccharide RefJacobson ES, Compton GM. Discordant regulation of phenoloxidase and capsular polysaccharide in Cryptococcus neoformans. J. Med. Vet. Mycol. 34: 289-291, 1996. PubMed: 8873890
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 RefSchmeding KA, et al. Sexual compatibility between serotypes of Filobasidiella neoformans (Cryptococcus neoformans). Curr. Microbiol. 5: 133-138, 1981. , RefKwon-Chung KJ. Morphogenesis of Filobasidiella neoformans, the sexual state of Cryptococcus neoformans. Mycologia 68: 821-833, 1976. PubMed: 790172
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain

Yes

Mating Type mating type alpha RefKwon-Chung KJ. Nuclear genotypes of spore chains in Filobasidiella neoformans (Cryptococcus neoformans). Mycologia 72: 418-422, 1980. PubMed: 6991936
Comments
Genome sequencing strain (The University of Oklahoma, USA).
Smooth colony type RefKwon-Chung KJ. Nuclear genotypes of spore chains in Filobasidiella neoformans (Cryptococcus neoformans). Mycologia 72: 418-422, 1980. PubMed: 6991936
Morphology After 3 days on YM medium at 25°C, colony is cream-colored, mucoid. Cells are globose, single. No hyphae observed.
Medium Medium 28: Emmons' modification of Sabouraud's agar
Medium 200: YM agar or YM broth
Medium 1245: YEPD
Growth Conditions Temperature: 25°C to 30°C
Atmosphere: Typical aerobic
Sequenced Data
No DNA sequencing was performed in house on this product.
Morphology After 3 days on YM medium at 25°C, colony is cream-colored, mucoid. Cells are globose, single. No hyphae observed.
Name of Depositor KJ Kwon-Chung
Isolation
Single-basidiospore isolate from a cross of ATCC 28957 x ATCC 28958.
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF316889 Filobasidiella neoformans var. neoformans elongation factor 3 mRNA, complete cds.

References

Salas SD, et al. Effect of the laccase gene, CNLAC1, on virulence of cryptococcus neoformans. J. Exp. Med. 184: 377-386, 1996. PubMed: 8760791

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

Kwon-Chung KJ. Morphogenesis of Filobasidiella neoformans, the sexual state of Cryptococcus neoformans. Mycologia 68: 821-833, 1976. PubMed: 790172

Kwon-Chung KJ. Nuclear genotypes of spore chains in Filobasidiella neoformans (Cryptococcus neoformans). Mycologia 72: 418-422, 1980. PubMed: 6991936

Jacobson ES, Compton GM. Discordant regulation of phenoloxidase and capsular polysaccharide in Cryptococcus neoformans. J. Med. Vet. Mycol. 34: 289-291, 1996. PubMed: 8873890

Williamson PR, et al. Melanin biosynthesis in Cryptococcus neoformans. J. Bacteriol. 180: 1570-1572, 1998. PubMed: 9515929

Liu L, et al. Catecholamine oxidative products, but not melanin, are produced by Cryptococcus neoformans during neuropathogenesis in mice. Infect. Immun. 67: 108-112, 1999. PubMed: 9864203

Blakely G, et al. Evolutionary divergence of an elongation factor 3 from Cryptococcus neoformans. J. Bacteriol. 183: 2241-2248, 2001. PubMed: 11244063

Ikeda R, et al. Characterization of a phenol oxidase from Cryptococcus neoformans var. neoformans. Microbiol. Immunol. 37: 759-764, 1993. PubMed: 8289682

Kupfer DM, et al. Introns and splicing elements of five diverse fungi. Eukaryot. Cell 3(5): 1088-1100, 2004. PubMed: 15470237

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

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

Kwon-Chung KJ. Morphogenesis of Filobasidiella neoformans, the sexual state of Cryptococcus neoformans. Mycologia 68: 821-833, 1976. PubMed: 790172

Kwon-Chung KJ. Nuclear genotypes of spore chains in Filobasidiella neoformans (Cryptococcus neoformans). Mycologia 72: 418-422, 1980. PubMed: 6991936

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