The formation of germ tubes by Candida albicans in glucose and aminoacids

Joshi, K.R.; Purohit, B.; Ramdeo, I.N.; Bharadwaj, T.P.

Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology 22(2): 159-163

1979


ISSN/ISBN: 0377-4929
PMID: 385494
Accession: 001008866

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Abstract
Germ tubes were formed in varying degrees by all of 12 clinical isolates of C. albicans in all the solutions tested. Glucose up to 5% conc. favoured germ tube formation, but formation tended to be inhibited by amino acids.