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NR-50201  Cryptococcus gattii, Alg250
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Organism: Cryptococcus gattii
Designations: Alg250
Biosafety Level: 2
Availability Status: In Stock
Store at: -80°C or colder
Contributor: A Idnurm
Quantity limit per order for this item is 1. This item can be ordered twice a year. Orders over this limit will be sent to NIAID for approval before shipment.

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 α).

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

Each vial of NR-50201 contains approximately 0.5 mL of yeast culture in 20% glycerol.
Citations: Acknowledgment for publications should read "The following reagent was obtained through BEI Resources, NIAID, NIH: Cryptococcus gattii, Strain Alg250, NR-50201."
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Cryptococcus gattii AIgFUR1-1
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