Candida albicans: A molecular revolution built on lessons from budding yeast

@article{Berman2002CandidaAA,
  title={Candida albicans: A molecular revolution built on lessons from budding yeast},
  author={Judith Berman and Peter E. Sudbery},
  journal={Nature Reviews Genetics},
  year={2002},
  volume={3},
  pages={918-932}
}
Candida albicans is an opportunistic fungal pathogen that is found in the normal gastrointestinal flora of most healthy humans. However, in immunocompromised patients, blood-stream infections often cause death, despite the use of anti-fungal therapies. The recent completion of the C. albicans genome sequence, the availability of whole-genome microarrays and the development of tools for rapid molecular-genetic manipulations of the C. albicans genome are generating an explosion of information… Expand
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