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Candida albicans expresses a vast number of hydrolytic enzymes, playing roles in several phases of yeast-host interactions. Here, we identified two novel extracellular peptidase classes in C.(More)
Although Corynebacterium diphtheriae has been classically described as an exclusively extracellular pathogen, there is growing evidence that it may be internalized by epithelial cells. The aim of the(More)
Candida yeasts frequently cause life-threatening systemic infections in immunocompromised hosts. In the present study, gelatin-SDS-PAGE analysis was used to characterize extracellular proteinases in(More)
BACKGROUND Cases of superficial and invasive mycoses caused by emerging species of Candida have been increasingly reported over the last thirty years. The production of hydrolytic enzymes plays a(More)