Changes in the cell surface of the dimorphic forms of Candida albicans by treatment with hydrolytic enzymes.

@article{Chattaway1976ChangesIT,
  title={Changes in the cell surface of the dimorphic forms of Candida albicans by treatment with hydrolytic enzymes.},
  author={F. W. Chattaway and Shirish Shenolikar and John O'reilly and A. J. E. Barlow},
  journal={Journal of general microbiology},
  year={1976},
  volume={96 2},
  pages={
          335-47
        }
}
The release of acid phosphatase and polysaccharide-peptide complexes by hydrolytic enzymes from the surface of the blastospore and mycelial forms of Candida albicans has been examined in cells from 4 h and 18 h cultures and the results correlated with the appearance of the treated cells in the electron microscope. Treatment with dithiothreitol was necessary for the degradative action of the enzymes to occur. Material released by all the treatments used had a similar qualitative composition, but… Expand
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