Cell Wall Synthesis in C

O since humans dont have cell wall approaches

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Unformatted text preview: e glucose molecules (for cellular recognition) o One of the functioning drugs against Candida is an inhibitor against the long chains of glucose found in the cell walls Inhibition of cell wall synthesis is a good target for anti- fungal drugs. o Since humans don’t have cell wall Approaches available o Forward Genetics Isolation of mutants • Screen • Selection o Reverse genetics: select gene, then experiment Our Experiment: o Identify genes that cause altered responses to caspofungin o By doing so, we’ll find genes that are important for cell wall synthesis Next Steps: Prepare genomic DNA C...
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