Epithelial sensing of fungal invasion.
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SourceCell Host & Microbe, 8, 3, (2010), pp. 219-220
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Cell Host & Microbe
SubjectN4i 2: Invasive mycoses and compromised host; NCMLS 1: Infection and autoimmunity
The mechanisms discriminating mucosal colonization from invasion by Candida albicans are unclear. In this issue, Moyes et al. show that epithelial cells discriminate between colonizing yeasts and invading hyphae by mechanisms involving c-Fos and MKP1 phosphatase, opening up new avenues for understanding the pathophysiology of mucosal fungal infections.
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