Published in AIDS Weekly, September 22nd, 1997
The study, led by Dr. Gerald R. Fink, director of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, reveals that one key to C. albicans' infectiousness lies in its ability to switch from a rounded form to filamentous forms. When the wiring diagram underlying this switch is inactivated, Candida infections are no longer deadly in mice.
The implications of these results for humans are enormous,...
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