Fungal Biofilms

Biofilm
Biofilms are a principal form of microbial growth and are critical to development of clinical infection. They are responsible for a broad spectrum of microbial infections in the human host. Many medically important fungi produce biofilms, including Candida, Aspergillus, Cryptococcus, Trichosporon, Coccidioides, and Pneumocystis. This review emphasizes common features among fungal biofilms and points toward genes and pathways that may have conserved roles.

 

Fungal Biofilms. (2012) PLoS Pathog 8(4): e1002585. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1002585

 

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