A Temperature-Responsive Network Links Cell Shape and Virulence Traits in a Primary Fungal Pathogen
- Author(s): Sil, Anita
- Beyhan, S
- Gutierrez, M
- Voorhies, M
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttp://europepmc.org/articles/PMC3720256?pdf=render
Survival at host temperature is a critical trait for pathogenic microbes of humans. Thermally dimorphic fungal pathogens, including Histoplasma capsulatum, are soil fungi that undergo dramatic changes in cell shape and virulence gene expression in response