Fungal mating: Candida albicans flips a switch to get in the mood.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

The fungal pathogen Candida albicans can mate under highly controlled conditions. It can also undergo phenotypic switching. A recent discovery joins these disparate processes to reveal that 'opaque' switch variants mate 10(6) times better than 'white' variants.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Hull, CM; Heitman, J

Published Date

  • November 19, 2002

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 12 / 22

Start / End Page

  • R782 - R784

PubMed ID

  • 12445405

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0960-9822

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0960-9822(02)01293-9


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England