Melanisation of Cryptococcus neoformans in human brain tissue

Joshua D. Nosanchuk, A. L. Rosas, S. C. Lee, A. Casadevall

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Abstract

Melanin-specific reagents revealed melanin in cryptococcal cell walls from human brain tissue, and fungal-cell melanin 'ghosts' were recovered from infected tissue. The results indicate that Cryptococcus neoformans melanises during human infection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2049-2050
Number of pages2
JournalLancet
Volume355
Issue number9220
StatePublished - Jun 10 2000

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Cryptococcus neoformans
Melanins
Brain
Cell Wall
Infection

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Nosanchuk, J. D., Rosas, A. L., Lee, S. C., & Casadevall, A. (2000). Melanisation of Cryptococcus neoformans in human brain tissue. Lancet, 355(9220), 2049-2050.

Melanisation of Cryptococcus neoformans in human brain tissue. / Nosanchuk, Joshua D.; Rosas, A. L.; Lee, S. C.; Casadevall, A.

In: Lancet, Vol. 355, No. 9220, 10.06.2000, p. 2049-2050.

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Nosanchuk, JD, Rosas, AL, Lee, SC & Casadevall, A 2000, 'Melanisation of Cryptococcus neoformans in human brain tissue', Lancet, vol. 355, no. 9220, pp. 2049-2050.
Nosanchuk JD, Rosas AL, Lee SC, Casadevall A. Melanisation of Cryptococcus neoformans in human brain tissue. Lancet. 2000 Jun 10;355(9220):2049-2050.
Nosanchuk, Joshua D. ; Rosas, A. L. ; Lee, S. C. ; Casadevall, A. / Melanisation of Cryptococcus neoformans in human brain tissue. In: Lancet. 2000 ; Vol. 355, No. 9220. pp. 2049-2050.
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