17-β-Estradiol Upregulates the Stress Response in Candida albicans: Implications for Microbial Virulence
- Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology
(issn: 1064-7449, eissn: 1098-0997)
RG1-991 | RC109-216 | Gynecology and obstetrics | Infectious and parasitic diseases
mesheuropmc: hormones, hormone substitutes, and hormone antagonists
Objective: The influence of 17-β-estradiol on the stress response of Candida albicans was studied.Methods: The survival of clinical isolates of C. albicans treated with 17-β-estradiol after heat and oxidative stress was measured by viable plate counts. Cellular proteins...