Coccidioides immitis Stiles (ATCC® 62180)

Strain Designations: C634  /  Product Format: frozen

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Strain Designations C634
Biomedical Research and Development Material
Emerging infectious disease research
Biosafety Level 3
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
Conidial wall ultrastructure
Control in mice with fluconazole
Medium ATCC® Medium 4: Rabbit blood agar
ATCC® Medium 28: Emmons' modification of Sabouraud's agar
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Typical aerobic
Name of Depositor JR Graybill
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- JR Graybill <-- H.S. Sun
Clinical isolate, Texas

Cole GT, et al. Ultrastructure and composition of conidial wall fractions of Coccidioides immitis. Exp. Mycol. 7: 297-318, 1983.

Graybill JR, et al. Treatment of murine coccidioidal meningitis with fluconazole (UK 49,858). J. Med. Vet. Mycol. 24: 113-119, 1986. PubMed: 3014105

Hung C-Y, et al. A parasitic phase-specific adhesin of Coccidioides immitis contributes to the virulence of this respiratory Fungal pathogen. Infec.t Immun. 70: 3443-3456, 2002. PubMed: 12065484

Pan S, Cole GT. Electrophoretic karyotypes of clinical isolates of Coccidioides immitis. Infect. Immun. 60: 4872-4880, 1992. PubMed: 1398998

Yuan L, Cole GT. Isolation and characterization of an extracellular proteinase of Coccidioides immitis. Infect. Immun. 55: 1970-1978, 1987. PubMed: 3305358

Hung C-Y, et al. A major cell surface antigen of Coccidioides immitis which elicits both humoral and cellular immune responses. Infect. Immun. 68: 584-593, 2000. PubMed: 10639421

Fraser JA, et al. Evolution of the mating type locus: insights gained from the dimorphic primary fungal pathogens Histoplasma capsulatum, Coccidioides immitis, and Coccidioides posadasii. Eukaryot. Cell 6: 622-629, 2007. PubMed: 17337636

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