Candida albicans adds more weight to iron regulation

Jill R. Blankenship, Aaron P. Mitchell

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Abstract

The pathogen Candida albicans can occupy both the bloodstream and gastrointesintal (GI) tract, niches that differ in iron availability. Chen et al. report that a distinct transcription factor, Sef1, alters the conserved fungal iron regulatory paradigm. Sef1 is pivotal for bloodstream infection, but contributes to GI tract colonization as well.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)93-94
Number of pages2
JournalCell Host and Microbe
Volume10
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 18 2011
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Parasitology
  • Microbiology
  • Virology

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