Filobasidiella neoformans Kwon-Chung, teleomorph (ATCC® 36555)

Strain Designations: 602 [57-2158]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Deposited As Cryptococcus neoformans (Sanfelice) Vuillemin, anamorph
Strain Designations 602 [57-2158]
Application
Biomedical Research and Development Material
Biosafety Level 2

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Product Format freeze-dried
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
Mating Type mating type alpha
Comments
Immune response
Stable non-encapsulated isolate
Medium ATCC® Medium 200: YM agar or YM broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26.0°C
Name of Depositor TR Kozel
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--TR Kozel<<--State Univ. Iowa Hosp. 57-2158
Isolation
human cerebrospinal fluid
References

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

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

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

Kozel TR, McGaw TG. Opsonization of Cryptococcus neoformans by human immunoglobulin G: role of immunoglobulin G in phagocytosis by macrophages. Infect. Immun. 25: 255-261, 1979. PubMed: 383614

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

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