Candida albicans morphogenesis is influenced by estrogen

  title={Candida albicans morphogenesis is influenced by estrogen},
  author={Stephanie White and Berthe Larsen},
  journal={Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences CMLS},
Conversion of Candida albicans from yeast to mycelial growth is believed to be associated with the organism's virulence. We investigated the role of mammalian hormones in initiating this transformation. Three clinical isolates of Candida albicans were tested for their ability to produce germ tubes under various conditions. Controlled hormonal conditions… CONTINUE READING