In a comparative study, an ergosterol-less nystatin-resistant mutant of Candida albicans and its ergosterol-producing nystatin-sensitive parental strain were investigated. The sterol mutant showed a more significantly decreased growth yield, respiration and glycerol-uptake activity than the parental strain as the consequence of its altered plasma membrane lipid composition.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Acta microbiologica Hungarica|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 1 1984|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Microbiology (medical)