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Disease-causing fungus Candida albicans

The disease-causing fungus <em>Candida albicans</em>


The disease-causing fungus Candida albicans.

Research in the lab of Gerald R. Fink of the Whitehead Institute uncovered the genetic wiring diagram underlying the infectiousness of C. albicans, a fungus that causes thrush in babies, vaginal infections in women, and life-threatening infections in chemotherapy and AIDS patients. (Date of Image: Unknown)

Credit: ©Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research

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