The Candida albicans Dse1 Protein Is Essential and Plays a Role in Cell Wall Rigidity, Biofilm Formation, and Virulence
Disseminated model of candidiasis. BALB/c mice were injected in their tail vein with 5 × 106C. albicans cells, and survival was monitored daily. Survival analysis was based on the Kaplan Meier method and the log Rank test. As can be seen, the mutant strain is significantly defective in virulence when compared to the wild type ().
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