Development of positive selectable markers for the fungal pathogen Cryptococcus neoformans.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Cryptococcus neoformans is an opportunistic fungal pathogen that causes meningitis in approximately 10% of patients with AIDS. New selectable markers which confer resistance to G418 or phleomycin when transformed into C. neoformans were made. A hygromycin-selectable marker was modified to allow selection with a single copy of the marker.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Hua, J; Meyer, JD; Lodge, JK

Published Date

  • January 2000

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 7 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 125 - 128

PubMed ID

  • 10618292

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC95837

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1071-412X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1128/CDLI.7.1.125-128.2000


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States