Identification of Novel Hybrids Between Cryptococcusneoformans var. grubii VNI and Cryptococcusgattii VGII

@article{Aminnejad2011IdentificationON,
  title={Identification of Novel Hybrids Between Cryptococcusneoformans var. grubii VNI and Cryptococcusgattii VGII},
  author={Mojgan Aminnejad and Mara R. Diaz and M Arabatzis and Elizabeth Casta{\~n}eda and M{\'a}rcia Dos Santos Laz{\'e}ra and Aristea Velegraki and Deborah J. E. Marriott and Tania C. Sorrell and Wieland Meyer},
  journal={Mycopathologia},
  year={2011},
  volume={173},
  pages={337-346}
}
Cryptococcusneoformans and Cryptococcusgattii are pathogenic yeasts causing meningoencephalitis in immunocompromised and immunocompetent hosts. The fungus is typically haploid, and sexual reproduction occurs normally between individuals with opposite mating types, α and a. C. neoformans var. grubii (serotype A) is comprised of molecular types VNI, VNII, and VNB, and C. neoformans var. neoformans (serotype D) contains the molecular type VNIV. Additionally, diploid or aneuploid AD hybrids (VNIII… 
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