TABLE 2.

Number of C. albicans genes with significant changes in transcript levels in response to FaDu oral epithelial cells and endothelial cells by microarray analysis

TimeDirection of changeNo. of genesa% of uncharacterized genes
Epithelial cellsEndothelial cellsBoth cell typesEpithelial cellsEndothelial cells
45 minIncrease31929b5344
Decrease211543635
90 minIncrease83503843
Decrease54193233
180 minIncrease123303327
Decrease32233836
  • a Results represent the combined data from C. albicans strains CAI4-URA and 7392 for the epithelial cell data and strains CAI4-URA and 36082 for the endothelial cell data.

  • b All genes had a decrease in transcript levels.