Fungal biology

Multiple mating strategies

Neil A R Gow*

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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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Haploidy
Candida albicans
Human Body
Chromosomes
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Fungal biology : Multiple mating strategies. / Gow, Neil A R.

In: Nature, Vol. 494, No. 7435, 07.02.2013, p. 45-46.

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Gow, Neil A R. / Fungal biology : Multiple mating strategies. In: Nature. 2013 ; Vol. 494, No. 7435. pp. 45-46.
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