Local farming of gut fungi protects against dangerous imports

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Abstract

Candida albicans is viewed as a harmless commensal in health and a dangerous parasite in disease. Recently in Cell, Doron et al. (2021) reveal that C. albicans in the gut additionally serves as a mutualist by provoking the immune system to generate far-reaching antibodies that defend against invasive fungal infections.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)311-312
Number of pages2
JournalCell Host and Microbe
Volume29
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 10 2021
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Parasitology
  • Microbiology
  • Virology

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