Interstrain variation in the deoxynucleotide composition of Cryptococcus neoformans: Nucleotide composition of Cryptococcus neoformans

D. Podwall, E. Yador, S. Miller, J. Pena, S. P. Franzot, J. Lipetz, A. Casadevall, J. J. Steinberg

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Abstract

The deoxynucleotide (dNMP) composition of ten strains of C neoformans was analysed by 32P-labelling and two-dimensional thin-layer chromatography. This technique is very sensitive for detecting rare deoxynucleotide adducts and analogues (minor bases) in DNA. The results indicate considerable variation among strains in DNA nucleotide composition.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-5
Number of pages5
JournalMedical mycology
Volume36
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1998

Keywords

  • Composition
  • Cryptococcus neoformans
  • Deoxynucleotide

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Infectious Diseases

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