Cell Wall Synthesis in C

Glabrata o the cell wall mediates interactions

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Unformatted text preview: pletely sequenced o About 12 Mbp long o Few genes have introns Why should we study cell wall synthesis in C. glabrata? o The cell wall mediates interactions between fungus and host o The cell wall also mediates interactions among fungal cells When cells are found in biofilms, they behave differently This is a result of differences in gene expression Structure of Cell Wall: o Mostly sugars linked together, also with fibers such as chitin. o Proteins are hung onto th...
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