The fungal cell wall as a drug target.

@article{Georgopapadakou1995TheFC,
  title={The fungal cell wall as a drug target.},
  author={Nafsika H. Georgopapadakou and Jan S Tkacz},
  journal={Trends in microbiology},
  year={1995},
  volume={3 3},
  pages={98-104}
}
Fungal infections are increasingly common and, in certain vulnerable patients, can be serious and even life threatening. The fungal cell wall, a structure with no mammalian counterpart, presents an attractive therapeutic target. Inhibitors of the synthesis of one cell-wall component, beta-(1,3)-glucan, are currently under development as antifungal and antipneumocystis agents. 

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