Partial biochemical characterization of cell surface hydrophobicity and hydrophilicity of Candida albicans.

@article{Hazen1990PartialBC,
  title={Partial biochemical characterization of cell surface hydrophobicity and hydrophilicity of Candida albicans.},
  author={Kevin C. Hazen and J G Lay and B W Hazen and Roger Cherng-Chi Fu and S. Vasudev Murthy},
  journal={Infection and immunity},
  year={1990},
  volume={58 11},
  pages={3469-76}
}
Hydrophobic yeast cells of Candida albicans are more virulent than hydrophilic yeast cells in mice. Results of experiments performed in vitro suggest that surface hydrophobicity contributes to virulence in multiple ways. Before definitive studies in vivo concerning the contribution of fungal surface hydrophobicity to pathogenesis can be performed… CONTINUE READING