Cryptococcus neoformans var. grubii str. KN99 (GCA_002216725) Assembly and Gene Annotation
About Cryptococcus neoformans var. grubii str. KN99 (GCA_002216725)
Cryptococcus neoformans is an encapsulated yeast and an obligate aerobe that can live in both plants and animals. Its teleomorph is Filobasidiella neoformans, a filamentous fungus belonging to the class Tremellomycetes. It is often found in bird excrement. Cryptococcus neoformans is an encapsulated fungal organism and it can cause disease in apparently immunocompetent, as well as immunocompromised, hosts.
The annotation presented is derived from annotation submitted to INSDC with the assembly accession GCA_002216725.1, with additional non-coding genes derived from Rfam. For more details, please visit INSDC annotation import.
General information about this species can be found in Wikipedia.