Table 1.

Summary of studies that have employed C. neoformans ATCC 24067 (or 52D)

Study subjectReference(s)
rRNA genes12, 13
URA5 gene4
Protease production5, 6
Melanin production47
Mitochondrial DNA RFLPs46
Electrophoretic karyotype48
Pulmonary infection11, 14, 19, 20, 29
Cytokine inflammatory response18
Phagocytosis23, 24, 26, 32
Complement activation25, 38
Polysaccharide binding21
Cell charge and hydrophobicity23, 35
Antibody protection31