Cryptococcus neoformans

Known as: D. neoformans, Crypto, Lipomyces neoformans 
A species of the fungus CRYPTOCOCCUS. Its teleomorph is Filobasidiella neoformans.
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Cryptococcus neoformans and Cryptococcus gattii are closely related pathogenic fungi that cause pneumonia and meningitis in both… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
The fungus Cryptococcus neoformans is a leading cause of mortality and morbidity among HIV-infected individuals. We utilized the… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Cryptococcus neoformans is a major cause of fungal meningoencephalitis in immunocompromised patients. Despite recent advances in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Cryptococcus neoformans (Cn) is an encapsulated yeast that is a facultative intracellular pathogen and a frequent cause of human… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Cryptococcus neoformans is a pathogenic fungus responsible for serious disease in immunocompromised individuals. This organism… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) genotyping of isolates of the pathogenic fungus Cryptococcus neoformans suggested a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Enhanced prostaglandin production during fungal infection could be an important factor in promoting fungal colonization and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Cryptococcus neoformans (Cn) is a soil fungus that causes life-threatening meningitis in immunocompromised patients and is a… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Melanin synthesis has been associated with virulence for the human pathogenic fungus Cryptococcus neoformans. Recent evidence… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
A pair of congenic Cryptococcus neoformans var. neoformans strains, B-4476 (a mating type) and B-4500 (alpha mating type), that… (More)
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