N-acetylglucosamine (GlcNAc) Triggers a Rapid, Temperature-Responsive Morphogenetic Program in Thermally Dimorphic Fungi
- Author(s): Sil, Anita
- Gilmore, SA
- Naseem, S
- Konopka, JB
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttp://europepmc.org/articles/PMC3778022?pdf=render
The monosaccharide N-acetylglucosamine (GlcNAc) is a major component of microbial cell walls and is ubiquitous in the environment. GlcNAc stimulates developmental pathways in the fungal pathogen Candida albicans, which is a commensal organism that colonize
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