Genetic advances in dermatophytes.

  title={Genetic advances in dermatophytes.},
  author={Maria Grumbt and Michel Monod and Peter Staib},
  journal={FEMS microbiology letters},
  volume={320 2},
Millions of superficial fungal infections are annually observed in humans and animals. The majority of these mycoses are caused by dermatophytes, a specialized group of filamentous fungi that exclusively infect keratinized host structures. Despite the high prevalence of the disease, dermatophytosis, little is known about the pathogenicity mechanisms of these microorganisms. This drawback may be related to the fact that dermatophytes have been investigated poorly at the molecular level. In… CONTINUE READING

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