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Advances in Candida albicans

Edited by Xinhui Wang

Qinghai Normal University

Candida albicans, a fungal pathobiont, is the major component of the microbiota communities in healthy adults. It resides in the host’s gastrointestinal tract and mouth and can become pathogenic via overgrowth under a variety of conditions. This book reviews recent knowledge and the latest research on C. albicans, including the mechanism of candidiasis infection, host response, antifungal strategies, biofilms, genetics, and molecular epidemiology of immune responses.

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Advances in Candida albicansEdited by Xinhui Wang

Published: November 17th 2021

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.87410

ISBN: 978-1-83969-182-9

Print ISBN: 978-1-83969-181-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83969-183-6

Copyright year: 2021

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1. Pathogenicity Mechanism of Candida albicans

By Snigdha Pattnaik, Laxmidhar Maharana and Manoj Sethi


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2. Molecular Mechanisms of Resistance to Antifungals in Candida albicans

By Estela Ruiz-Baca, Rosa Isela Arredondo-Sánchez, Karina Corral-Pérez, Angélica López-Rodríguez, Iván Meneses-Morales, Víctor M. Ayala-García and Ana Lilia Martínez-Rocha


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3. Metabolic Network Modeling for Rational Drug Design against Candida albicans

By Rashi Verma, Dibyabhaba Pradhan, Harpreet Singh, Arun Kumar Jain and Luqman Ahmad Khan


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4. Responses of White Blood Cells to Killed Candida albicans as a Preventive Strategy

By Ahmad Ibrahim


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5. Candida Onychomycosis: Mini Review

By Sandra Widaty, Eliza Miranda and Caroline Oktarina


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6. Candida albicans and Abortion

By Humam Kasem Hussein


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