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Research Article

A Temperature-Responsive Network Links Cell Shape and Virulence Traits in a Primary Fungal Pathogen

  • Sinem Beyhan,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Matias Gutierrez,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

    Current address: BioImaging Lab, Bioquimica.cl S.A., Bustos 2365, Providencia, Santiago, Chile and Facultad de Ciencias Biológicas, Universidad Andrés Bello, Av. República 237, Santiago, Chile

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  • Mark Voorhies,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Anita Sil mail

    sil@cgl.ucsf.edu

    Affiliations: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Published: July 23, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001614

About the Authors

Sinem Beyhan, Matias Gutierrez, Mark Voorhies, Anita Sil
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
Anita Sil
Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: sil@cgl.ucsf.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

The author(s) have made the following declarations about their contributions: Conceived and designed the experiments: SB MG MV AS. Performed the experiments: SB MG. Analyzed the data: SB MG MV. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SB MG MV. Wrote the paper: SB AS.