Candida albicans germ-tube formation with immobilized GlcNAc

@article{Shepherd1983CandidaAG,
  title={Candida albicans germ-tube formation with immobilized GlcNAc},
  author={M. Shepherd and P. Sullivan},
  journal={Fems Microbiology Letters},
  year={1983},
  volume={17},
  pages={167-170}
}
Germ-tube formation by Candida albicans is the initial phase of the transition from yeast growth by budding to mycelial growth by hyphal elongation and branching. Conditions which influence germtube formation include temperature, exogenous nutrients and the age or growth phase (exponential vs. stationary) of the yeast cells [1]. Incubation of yeast cells in the temperature range 33°C to 40°C is essential for the formation of germinated cells with all strains of C. albicans [1,2]. The effect of… Expand
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