Cryptococcus terrestris (ATCC® MYA-4952)

Strain Designations: HD-38  /  Product Format: frozen

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Deposited As Cryptococcus terestris
Strain Designations HD-38
Application Produces pheomelanins
Biosafety Level 1
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
Comments Produces pheomelanins
Epidemiological study
Morphology On YM medium at 25°C after 5 days, Colonies creamy white to dingy white, mucoid, smooth, margin entire. Cells hyaline, globose to broadly ovoid, smooth, 4-5.5 X 3-5.5 µm. Pseudohyphae not observed.
Medium Medium 28: Emmons' modification of Sabouraud's agar
Medium 200: YM agar or YM broth
Medium 1245: YEPD
Growth Conditions Temperature: 20°C to 25°C
Atmosphere: Typical aerobic
Sequenced Data
18S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; internal transcribed spacer 1, 5.8S ribosomal RNA gene, and internal transcribed spacer 2, complete sequence; and 28S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence:

AAGGATCATTATTGATTGGTCGAAAGACCTTATCAGATTCTACCACCTCTGTGAACCGTTGACCTCCGGGTTAATAATCAAACATCAGTGTAACGAACGTAAGAGTATCTTAACGAAACAAAACTTTCAACAACGGATCTCTTGGCTCTCGCATCGATGAAGAACGCAGCGAAATGCGATAAGTAATGTGAATTGCAGAATTCAGTGAATCATCGAATCTTTGAACGCACCTTGCGCCTTTTGGTATTCCGAAAGGCATGCCTGTTTCAGTGTCATGAAATCTCAATCTAATATGTTTTCTGAACATGTTAGACTTGGACTTGGGCGTCTGCCAGTGATGGCTCGCCTCAAATGACTTAGTGGAACATCCCACATCAGTGTTAGACGTAATAAGTTTCGTCTCTCCTTGTGGTGATGACTGCTCAGAACCTGCCATCGCGCACTTTTGACTTTGACCTGAAATCAGGTAGGGCTACCC


D1D2 region of the 28S ribosomal RNA gene:

ATATCAATAAGCGGAGGAAAAGAAACTAACAAGGATTCCCCTAGTAACGGCGAGTGAACCGGGAAGAGCTCAAATTTGAAATCTGGCGTGCTCAGTGCGTCCGAGTTGTAATCTATAGAGGCGTTTTCCGTGCCGGACTGTGTCTAAGTCCCTTGGAACAGGGTATCAAAGAGGGTGATAATCCCGTACTTGACACAATGACCGGTGCTCTGTGATACGTCTTCTACGAGTCGAGTTGTTTGGGAATGCAGCTCAAAATGGGTGGTGAGTTCCATCTAAAGCTAAATATTGGCGAGAGACCGATAGCGAACAAGTACCGTGAGGGAAAGATGAAAAGCACTTTGGAAAGAGAGTTAAACAGTACGTGAAATTGTTGAAAGGGAAACGATTGAAGTCAGTCGTGACTGAGAGGCTCAGCCGGTTCTGCCGGTGTATTCCCCTCAGTCGGGTCAACATCAGTTTTGTTCGGTGGATAAGGGCAGCTGGAAGGTGGCACCTCCGGGTGTGTTATAGCCAGCTGTCGCATACACCGAATGAGACTGAGGAATGCAGCTCGCCTTTATGGCCGGGGTTCGCCCACGTCCGAGCTTAGGATGTTGACATAATGGCTTTAAACGA

Morphology On YM medium at 25°C after 5 days, Colonies creamy white to dingy white, mucoid, smooth, margin entire. Cells hyaline, globose to broadly ovoid, smooth, 4-5.5 X 3-5.5 µm. Pseudohyphae not observed.
Name of Depositor R Chaunan
Chain of Custody ATCC <-- R Chaunan
Isolation Grevillea robusta, Solan, Himachal Pradesh, India.
References

Dhillon H, Sharma DR. Extracellular Deoxyribonuclease and Hemolysins Production by Cryptococcus species. Int. J. New Horiz. Pharm. Biomed. Sci. 1: 13-24, 2013.

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