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Yeast-mycelial conversion induced by N-acetyl-D-glucosamine in Candida albicans
DIMORPHISM in fungi is generally defined as a reversible transition from a yeast habit of growth (Y) to a mycelial one (M)1. In Candida albicans Y→M transition can occur rapidly in serum2,3, serumExpand
Antifungal activity of Lavandula angustifolia essential oil against Candida albicans yeast and mycelial form.
The antifungal activity of the essential oil of Lavandula angustifolia Mill. (lavender oil) and its main components, linalool and linalyl acetate, was investigated against 50 clinical isolates ofExpand
Increased in vitro sensitivity of Candida albicans to fluconazole.
Sodium dioctyl sulfosuccinate (SDSS), an anionic surfactant used at a non-antimicrobial concentration, increased the sensitivity of Candida albicans to fluconazole in complex media (such asExpand
Effect of Propolis on Virulence Factors of Candida albicans
Abstract Propolis is a resinous substance collected by honeybees from plant sources. Its antimicrobial activity has been well documented but little is specifically known about its activity onExpand
Anticandidal activity of SPA-S-843, a new polyenic drug.
The activity of a new, soluble and stable polyene (SPA-S-843) against Candida albicans was assessed by contact and culture tests and by inhibition of germ-tube formation. The drug demonstrated aExpand
Ultrastructural changes in the wall during germ-tube formation from blastospores of Candida albicans.
Summary: The wall of a blastospore of Candida albicans is organized in a multilayer structure with amorphous, granular and fibrous components of various electron densities. Striking modifications inExpand
Antifungal agents. 9. 3-Aryl-4-[alpha-(1H-imidazol-1-yl)arylmethyl]pyrroles: a new class of potent anti-Candida agents.
A new class of potent antifungal agents, namely, 3-aryl-4-[alpha-(1H-imidazol-1-yl)arylmethyl]-pyrroles, is described. These compounds are related to bifonazole and pyrrolnitrin, two compoundsExpand
In Vitro Activity of Tea Tree Oil Against Candida albicans Mycelial Conversion and Other Pathogenic Fungi
Abstract The antifungal activity of Melaleuca alternifolia Maiden (Myrtaceae) essential oil against yeasts (Candida spp., Schizosaccharomyces pombe, Debaryomyces hansenii) and dermatophytesExpand
Itraconazole: increased activity by chlorhexidine.
Chlorhexidine increases the activity of itraconazole against Candida isolates; itraconazole-chlorhexidine combinations show synergistic activity in culture media. The activity of itraconazole isExpand