Fungal biology: Multiple mating strategies

Neil A R Gow*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Unusual strains of the pathogen Candida albicans have been found that contain a single set of chromosomes. Formation of such haploid strains weeds out damaged copies of genes to promote evolution in the human body.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)45-46
Number of pages2
JournalNature
Volume494
Issue number7435
Early online date30 Jan 2013
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 7 Feb 2013

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