Regulation of white-opaque switching in Candida albicans

@article{Morschhuser2010RegulationOW,
  title={Regulation of white-opaque switching in Candida albicans},
  author={Joachim Morschh{\"a}user},
  journal={Medical Microbiology and Immunology},
  year={2010},
  volume={199},
  pages={165-172}
}
  • J. Morschhäuser
  • Published 14 April 2010
  • Biology
  • Medical Microbiology and Immunology
The yeast Candida albicans is part of the microflora in most healthy people, but can become a pathogen when host defenses are compromised. The phenotypic plasticity of C. albicans, which includes switching between different morphologies, contributes to its ability to colonize and infect virtually all body locations. A particularly fascinating developmental program is white-opaque switching, a reversible transition between the normal yeast morphology (white) and an elongated cell type (opaque… 

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