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Research Article

Stimulation of Chitin Synthesis Rescues Candida albicans from Echinocandins

  • Louise A. Walker equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Louise A. Walker, Carol A. Munro

    Affiliation: School of Medical Sciences, Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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  • Carol A. Munro equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Louise A. Walker, Carol A. Munro

    Affiliation: School of Medical Sciences, Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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  • Irene de Bruijn,

    Affiliation: School of Medical Sciences, Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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  • Megan D. Lenardon,

    Affiliation: School of Medical Sciences, Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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  • Alastair McKinnon,

    Affiliation: School of Medical Sciences, Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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  • Neil A. R. Gow mail

    n.gow@abdn.ac.uk

    Affiliation: School of Medical Sciences, Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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  • Published: April 04, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1000040

About the Authors

Louise A. Walker, Carol A. Munro, Irene de Bruijn, Megan D. Lenardon, Alastair McKinnon, Neil A. R. Gow
School of Medical Sciences, Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: n.gow@abdn.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LW CM NG. Performed the experiments: LW CM ID ML AM. Analyzed the data: LW CM ID ML AM NG. Wrote the paper: LW CM NG.