Mediators of Inflammation / 2017 / Article / Tab 2

Review Article

Paracoccidioides Spp.: Virulence Factors and Immune-Evasion Strategies

Table 2

Relative content of the main polysaccharides present in the yeast cell wall of Paracoccidioides brasiliensis strain Pb73 yeast cells, grown on different culture media for 4 days at 37°C. HS, horse serum.

Cell wall
polysaccharide content
P. brasiliensis strain Pb73, yeast phase
Grown on
RPMIYPDYPD + 5%HS

α-(1,3)-Glucan22.4 ± 0.917.91 ± 0.1732.52 ± 1.05
β-(1,3)-Glucan10.6 ± 0.65.83 ± 0.285.14 ± 0.07
Chitin35.1 ± 1.315.75 ± 0.2712.87 ± 0.32

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