Nitrogen regulation of virulence in clinically prevalent fungal pathogens.

@article{Lee2013NitrogenRO,
  title={Nitrogen regulation of virulence in clinically prevalent fungal pathogens.},
  author={I. Russel Lee and Carl A. Morrow and James Angus Fraser},
  journal={FEMS microbiology letters},
  year={2013},
  volume={345 2},
  pages={
          77-84
        }
}
The habitats of fungal pathogens range from environmental to commensal, and the nutrient content of these different niches varies considerably. Upon infection of humans, nutrient availability changes significantly depending on the site and pathophysiology of infection. Nonetheless, a common feature enabling successful establishment in these niches is the ability to metabolise available nutrients including sources of nitrogen, carbon and essential metals such as iron. In particular, nitrogen… 

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