Urease catalyzes the hydrolysis of urea to ammonia and carbamate and is produced in large quantities by Cn (Cox et al., 2000). Mice infected intravenously with a strain lacking urease and a urease-reconstituted strain show profound differences in sequestration of Cn within the microcapillaries of the brain, a key step in dissemination of Cn to the CNS (Olszewski et al., 2004). These data, in combination with data showing laccase is also involved in yeast survival and replication within the brain indicates that urease and laccase play synergistic roles in CNS invasion (Olszewski et al., 2004). Thus, it is not surprising that strains lacking urease are significantly less virulent in mice (Cox et al., 2000; Olszewski et al., 2004).

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