Histidine kinase, two-component signal transduction proteins of Candida albicans and the pathogenesis of candidosis.

@article{Calera1999HistidineKT,
  title={Histidine kinase, two-component signal transduction proteins of Candida albicans and the pathogenesis of candidosis.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Antonio Calera and Richard A. Calderone},
  journal={Mycoses},
  year={1999},
  volume={42 Suppl 2},
  pages={49-53}
}
Candida albicans is an important pathogen of the immunocompromised patient. Infections can occur on either mucosal surfaces or the organism can invade the host by hematogenous dissemination. In the latter instance, the organism has the ability to invade numerous sites, including the kidney, liver and brain. Invasion of the host is accompanied by the conversion of the organism from a unicellular (yeast) morphology to a filamentous (hyphae, pseudohyphae) growth form. The morphogenetic change… CONTINUE READING

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