Spores of the yeast-like Cryptococcus gattii can be inhaled by humans and cause potentially fatal infections.
By The Scientist Staff | September 6, 2013
EDMOND BYRNES AND JOSEPH HEITMAN, DUKE UNIVERSITY
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September 9, 2013
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