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A Fungus Plays Tug-of-war for Metal Ions
In the fight between hosts and fungal pathogens, scientists discovered how withholding manganese can cripple Candida albicans.
A Fungus Plays Tug-of-war for Metal Ions
A Fungus Plays Tug-of-war for Metal Ions

In the fight between hosts and fungal pathogens, scientists discovered how withholding manganese can cripple Candida albicans.

In the fight between hosts and fungal pathogens, scientists discovered how withholding manganese can cripple Candida albicans.

Candida albicans

Microscope visualization of Candida albicans in an esophageal sample from a rhesus monkey with thrush
Fungal Pathogens Flourish in the Pandemic’s Shadow
Christie Wilcox, PhD | Oct 25, 2022 | 3 min read
The World Health Organization’s first ever fungal priority pathogens list highlights the growing threat of fungal diseases and antifungal resistance.
white mouse with pups
Doubts Raised Over Whether Mice Can Truly Inherit Immunity
David Adam | Jan 26, 2022 | 3 min read
An independent lab fails to replicate results suggesting mammals exposed to pathogens could pass on immunological protections through epigenetic mechanisms.
a white menstrual pad with pink and yellow spotting
Threads Embedded in Pads and Tampons Can Diagnose Yeast Infection
Emma Yasinski | Jun 15, 2021 | 3 min read
The material turns bright pink when it comes in contact with an enzyme produced by the fungus Candida albicans.
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