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

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 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 ATCC® Medium 200: YM agar or YM broth
ATCC® Medium 1245: YEPD
ATCC® 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.