Table 2.

Fertility, serotype, and ploidy of serotype AD strains ofC. neoformans

StrainMFα2STE11αSTE12αSTE20DCLA4GPA1CNA1FACSserotypeFertility
ZG287A a AA+DA1–2n uta Sterile
ZG290DDDαA+DAA2n ADSterile
MMRL774A a A+DAA+D2n ADSterile
KW5A a AA+DA+D2n ADSelf (FA)a
ATCC 48184DDDαA+DA+DD2n ADSterile
CBS132A a A+DAD2n ASterile
CDC94-383 a A+DA+DA+D1–2n ADSterile
CDC92-74DDDαA+DAA+D1–2n DSterile
CDC228DDDαA+DA+DA+D2n ADSelf
CDC304DDDαA+DA+DA+D1–2n ADSelf
  • a self, self-fertile; FA, filament agar medium; ut, untypeable. —, not detectable.