Candida albicans interactions with epithelial cells and mucosal immunity

Julian R Naglik, David L Moyes, Betty Wächtler, Bernhard Hube

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Abstract

Candida albicans interactions with epithelial cells are critical for commensal growth, fungal pathogenicity and host defence. This review will outline our current understanding of C. albicans-epithelial interactions and will discuss how this may lead to the induction of a protective mucosal immune response.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)963-976
Number of pages14
JournalMicrobes and infection / Institut Pasteur
Volume13
Issue number12-13
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2011

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