Expression of Virulence Genes in Candida Albicans

  • Peter Staib
  • Marianne Kretschmar
  • Thomas Nichterlein
  • Gerwald Köhler
  • Joachim Morschhäuser
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 485)


The analysis of virulence gene expression patterns during infection gives insights into regulatory adaptation mechanisms of microbial pathogens in various host niches.The establishment of an in vivo expression technology for C. albicans allows us to investigate at which stage of an infection virulence genes might play a role in the host-pathogen interaction and will, therefore enhance our understanding of fungal pathogenicity.


Candida Albicans Candida Species Reporter Strain Aspartyl Proteinase Buccal Epithelial Cell 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Staib
    • 1
  • Marianne Kretschmar
    • 2
  • Thomas Nichterlein
    • 2
  • Gerwald Köhler
    • 1
  • Joachim Morschhäuser
    • 1
  1. 1.ZentrumfürInfektionsforschungUniversität WürzburgWürzburgGermany
  2. 2.Klinikum der Stadt MannheimInstitut für Medizinische Mikrobiologie und HygieneMannheimGermany

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