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A Candida-based view of fungal sex and pathogenesis

Richard J Bennett

Author Affiliations

Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA

Genome Biology 2009, 10:230  doi:10.1186/gb-2009-10-7-230

Published: 10 July 2009

Abstract

Analysis of the genomes of multiple Candida species reveals shared traits associated with pathogenesis, but also striking differences in sexual reproduction.