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

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Deposited As Cryptococcus ater Castellani ex Cooke
Strain Designations [CBS 4685, IFO 1862, MUCL 30433, NRRL Y-6661]
Biomedical Research and Development Material
Biosafety Level 2

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

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) : EU266556 ITS including 5.8S rRNA gene

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

Fonseca A, Scorzetti G, Fell JW. Diversity in the yeast Cryptococcus albidus and related species as revealed by ribosomal DNA sequence analysis. Can. J. Microbiol. 46: 7-27, 2000. PubMed: 10696468

Takashima M, Nakase T. Molecular phylogeny of the genus Cryptococcus and related species based on the sequences of 18S rDNA and internal transcribed spacer regions. Microbiol Cult Collect 15: 35-47, 1999.

type strain of Cryptococcus ater

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