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Identification of Candida Species Using MP65 Gene and Evaluation of the Candida albicans MP65 Gene Expression in BALB/C Mice

Farahnaz Bineshian 1 , * , Mohammad Hossien Yadegari 2 , Zohre Sharifi 3 , Mohammadreza Akbari Eidgahi 4 and Reza Nasr 4
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1 Department of Mycology, Faculty of Medicine, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, IR Iran
2 Department of Mycology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Blood Transfusion Research Center, High Institute for Research and Education in Transfusion Medicine, Tehran, IR Iran
4 Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Medicine, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, IR Iran
Article information
  • Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology: May 2015, 8 (5); e59848
  • Published Online: May 31, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: April 7, 2014
  • Revised: October 22, 2014
  • Accepted: November 4, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjm.8(5)2015.18984

To Cite: Bineshian F, Yadegari M H, Sharifi Z, Akbari Eidgahi M, Nasr R. Identification of Candida Species Using MP65 Gene and Evaluation of the Candida albicans MP65 Gene Expression in BALB/C Mice, Jundishapur J Microbiol. 2015 ; 8(5):e59848. doi: 10.5812/jjm.8(5)2015.18984.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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