Effect of Candida albicans and Candida dubliniensis planktonic/biofilm quorum sensing molecules on yeast morphogenesis

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Henriques, Mariana ; Martins, Margarida Isabel Barros Coelho ; Azeredo, Joana ; Oliveira, Rosário (2006)
  • Subject: Quorum sensing molecules | Candida dubliniensis | Candida albicans | Biofilms
    mesheuropmc: biochemical phenomena, metabolism, and nutrition | fungi

One of the aims of this work was to study the effect of farnesol, a quorum sensing molecule for Candida albicans, on morphologic inhibition of Candida dubliniensis. The second goal of this work was to confirm if Candida dubliniensis also excreted quorum sensing molecule... View more
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