Candida glabrata, Friend and Foe
AbstractCandida glabrata is mostly good, but, at times, it is an opportunistic pathogen. Previously known as Torulopsis glabrata, it enjoyed a good reputation and was even present in starter cultures. Its haploid genome and lack of mating made it an attractive challenge for yeast genetics studies. However, more recently it has become better known due to its character as an emerging cause of candidiasis, and for its resistance to multidrugs that are employed for candidiasis treatment. While now classified as Candida glabrata, it is still not a good fit and tends to stand alone as a very unique yeast. In terms of sequence, it is dissimilar to other Candida yeast and most similar to Saccharomyces cerevisiae. View Full-Text
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Tam, P.; Gee, K.; Piechocinski, M.; Macreadie, I. Candida glabrata, Friend and Foe. J. Fungi 2015, 1, 277-292.
Tam P, Gee K, Piechocinski M, Macreadie I. Candida glabrata, Friend and Foe. Journal of Fungi. 2015; 1(2):277-292.Chicago/Turabian Style
Tam, Phyllix; Gee, Kirsten; Piechocinski, Miryam; Macreadie, Ian. 2015. "Candida glabrata, Friend and Foe." J. Fungi 1, no. 2: 277-292.