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Curr Biol. 2005 Jun 21;15(12):R453-5.

Candida albicans biofilms: more than filamentation.

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Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas Research Park, 15355 Lambda Drive, San Antonio, TX 78245, USA. ribot@uthscsa.edu

Abstract

Candida albicans is the fungal species most commonly associated with biofilm formation in immunosuppressed patients. Recent work offers a fresh new look at the role of filamentation in C. albicans biofilm formation, and describes the application of a powerful tool for the molecular dissection of these important developmental processes.

PMID:
15964263
DOI:
10.1016/j.cub.2005.06.020
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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