Figure 5.

Effect of monoclonal antibodies on yeast to mycelium transformation. Yeast forms of P. brasiliensis, H. capsulatum and S. schenckii were incubated for one hour with different concentration of MEST-1, -2 and -3, and control IgG at 37°C. After that the yeast cultures were transferred to a 25°C incubator, and kept for 2 days. Three hundred yeasts were counted, and the number of yeast showing hyphae growth was evaluated. In control experiment 100% of yeast showed hyphae formation; the results represent the percentage of those incubated with an irrelevant mAb, considered as 100% of yeast to mycelium transformation. MEST-1 (closed square), MEST-2 (closed circle) and MEST-3 (closed triangle). * p < 0.05.

Toledo et al. BMC Microbiology 2010 10:47   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-10-47
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