Sensing fungi at the oral epithelium

Ivy M Dambuza, Gordon D Brown

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Abstract

The mechanisms involved in controlling Candida albicans at mucosal sites are not fully understood. Recent work identifies the EphA2 on epithelial cells as a fungal β-glucan receptor that is critical for mediating protective immunity during oral candidiasis.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4-5
Number of pages2
JournalNature Microbiology
Volume3
Issue number1
Early online date18 Dec 2017
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2018

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Oral Candidiasis
Glucans
Candida albicans
Immunity
Fungi
Epithelium
Epithelial Cells

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Sensing fungi at the oral epithelium. / Dambuza, Ivy M; Brown, Gordon D.

In: Nature Microbiology, Vol. 3, No. 1, 01.2018, p. 4-5.

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Dambuza, Ivy M ; Brown, Gordon D. / Sensing fungi at the oral epithelium. In: Nature Microbiology. 2018 ; Vol. 3, No. 1. pp. 4-5.
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