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Oxidative stress response in Paracoccidioides brasiliensis

É. G. Campos, Dantas, Ada Silva, Brigido, Mde Macedo, Brigido, Mde Macedo, Felipe, M. Sueli S., and Jesuino, R. Santos Amo, Oxidative stress response in Paracoccidioides brasiliensis, vol. 4, pp. 409-429, 2005.

Survival of pathogenic fungi inside human hosts depends on evasion from the host immune system and adaptation to the host environment. Among different insults that Paracoccidioides brasiliensis has to handle are reactive oxygen and nitrogen species produced by the human host cells, and by its own metabolism. Knowing how the parasite deals with reactive species is important to understand how it establishes infection and survives within humans. The initiative to describe the P.

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