17-β-Estradiol Upregulates the Stress Response in Candida albicans: Implications for Microbial Virulence

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O’Connor, C. ; Essmann, M. ; Larsen, B. (1998)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology (issn: 1064-7449, eissn: 1098-0997)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/S1064744998000350
  • Subject: RG1-991 | RC109-216 | Gynecology and obstetrics | Infectious and parasitic diseases
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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... View more
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