Candida parapsilosis- An Overview

Candida parapsilosis- An Overview

What is Candida parapsilosis? Candida parapsilosis has been classified under the emerging pathogens in the recent past, causing invasive candidal disease. It was first discovered in Puerto Rico by Ashford … Read more

Sporothrix schenckii- An Overview

Sporothrix schenckii

What is Sporothrix schenckii? Sporothrix schenckii is a dimorphic fungus that is widely distributed in soil and in and on living and dead decaying environments. It is a pathogenic fungus … Read more

Candida tropicalis- An Overview

Candida tropicalis

What is Candida tropicalis? Candida tropicalis is a yeast form of fungi known to be pathogenic in neutropenic hosts and disseminating through the bloodstream to peripheral organs. It is closely … Read more

Candida glabrata- An Overview

Candida glabrata

What is Candida glabrata? Candida glabrata was previously known as Torulopsis glabrata, belongs to the class of Fungi Imperfecti, the order of Moniliaes and family of Cryptococcaceae. C. glabrata is one of … Read more

Yeast Artificial Chromosomes (YACs)

Yeast Artificial Chromosomes (YACs)

Yeast artificial chromosomes (YACs) are genetically engineered chromosomes derived from the DNA of the yeast. It is a human-engineered DNA molecule used to clone DNA sequences in yeast cells. They are … Read more

Classification of Fungi

Classification of Fungi

Classification of Fungi Fungi are eukaryotic microorganisms. They can occur as yeasts, molds, or as a combination of both forms. Some fungi are capable of causing superficial, cutaneous, subcutaneous, systemic … Read more

Candida albicans- An Overview

Habitat of Candida albicans Normal Habitat: mucosal membranes of human and other warm blooded animals. Also found in the gut, the vagina or also in the surface of the skin. … Read more

Characteristics of Fungi

Characteristics of Fungi

Characteristics of Fungi Fungi are eukaryotic organisms means they have true nucleus which are enclosed in membranes. They are non-vascular organisms. They do not have vascular system. Xylem and Phloem … Read more