Psd1 Effects on Candida albicans Planktonic Cells and Biofilms

Candida albicans is an important human pathogen, causing opportunistic infections. The adhesion of planktonic cells to a substrate is the first step for biofilm development. The antimicrobial peptide (AMP) Psd1 is a defensin isolated from Pisum sativum seeds. We tested the effects of this AMP on C....

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Main Authors: Sónia Gonçalves, Patrícia M. Silva, Mário R. Felício, Luciano N. de Medeiros, Eleonora Kurtenbach, Nuno C. Santos
Format: Article
Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2017-06-01
Series:Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology
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