Chlamydospore Formation in Candida albicans Requires the Efg1p Morphogenetic Regulator

@article{Sonneborn1999ChlamydosporeFI,
  title={Chlamydospore Formation in Candida albicans Requires the Efg1p Morphogenetic Regulator},
  author={Anja Sonneborn and Dirk Bockm{\"u}hl and J. F. Ernst},
  journal={Infection and Immunity},
  year={1999},
  volume={67},
  pages={5514 - 5517}
}
ABSTRACT Chlamydospore formation of the fungal pathogen Candida albicans was found to depend on the Efg1 protein, which regulates the yeast-hyphal transition. Isogenic mutants lacking EFG1or encoding T206A and T206E variants did not differentiate chlamydospores, while cek1, cph1, ortpk2 mutations had no effect. Furthermore, filamentation ofefg1 cph1 double mutants in microaerophilic conditions suggests a novel Efg1p/Cph1p-independent filamentation pathway inC. albicans. 
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