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NR-43225  Cryptococcus gattii, Alg250
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Organism: Cryptococcus gattii
Designations: Alg250
Biosafety Level: 2
Availability Status: Discontinued (Please See Comments)
Store at: -80°C or colder
Contributor: A Idnurm
NR-43225 is no longer available.  Cryptococcus gattii strain Alg250 is now available as NR-50201.

Cryptococcus gattii (C. gattii), strain Alg250 is the progeny of C. gattii strains AIR265a and AlgFUR1-1. Strain AIR265a is the progeny of a genotypic cross between C. gattii strains R265 and Alg166 and is one strain of a congenic pair (mating type a). Strain AlgFUR1-1 is a spontaneous mutant that is resistant to 5-fluorouracil (mating type a).

C. gattii, strain Alg250 was deposited as mating type a with resistance to 5-fluorouracil.

Each vial of NR-43225 contains approximately 1 mL of yeast culture in Yeast Extract Peptone Dextrose broth containing 15% glycerol.
Citations: Acknowledgment for publications should read "The following reagent was obtained through BEI Resources, NIAID, NIH: Cryptococcus gattii, Strain Alg250, NR-43225."
Publications Citing
this Reagent:
Zhu, P., et al. "Congenic Strains for Genetic Analysis of Virulence Traits in Cryptococcus gattii." Infect. Immun. 81 (2013): 2616-2625. PubMed: 23670558.
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Cryptococcus gattii Alg250
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