Inhibitory effects of different lactobacilli on Candida albicans hyphal formation and biofilm development.

@article{Orsi2014InhibitoryEO,
  title={Inhibitory effects of different lactobacilli on Candida albicans hyphal formation and biofilm development.},
  author={Carlotta Francesca Orsi and Carla Sabia and Andrea Ardizzoni and Franco Baldelli and Rachele Giovanna Neglia and Samuele Peppoloni and Giulia Morace and Elisabetta Blasi},
  journal={Journal of biological regulators and homeostatic agents},
  year={2014},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={
          743-52
        }
}
The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of different species of Lactobacilli on hyphal formation and biofilm development by the opportunistic fungal pathogen Candida albicans. We employed 4 different Lactobacillus species, namely L. rhamnosus, L. acidophilus, L. plantarum and L. reuteri, and 2 C. albicans strains, the reference DAY286 and its isogenic hwp1/hwp1 mutant, the FJS24 strain. As assessed by morphological analysis and quantitative colorimetric assays, Lactobacillus crude… CONTINUE READING

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