TABLE 1.

Germination of C. albicans in the presence or absence of 250 μM farnesola

StrainWithout farnesolWith farnesol
% Yeast cells% Hyphae% Yeast cells% Hyphae
CAF2-1 (wild type)4.5 ± 1.895.5 ± 1.870.1 ± 1029.9 ± 10
CHK21 (chk1Δ)5.7 ± 4.294.3 ± 48.2 ± 891.8 ± 8
CHK23 (chk1/CHK1)3 ± 2.797 ± 2.740.4 ± 2059.6 ± 20
S (sln1Δ)10.4 ± 789.6 ± 769.4 ± 1930.6 ± 19
N (nik1Δ)12.8 ± 887 ± 872 ± 2928 ± 29
SSK21 (ssk1Δ)6.7 ± 1.893.3 ± 1.884.3 ± 1215.7 ± 12
  • a All strains were grown in medium 199 (pH 7.5) at 37°C. The values presented are the means of results from three experiments; standard deviations are indicated.