All Gianni Panagiotou articles

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    Aspergillus fumigatus adapts to life in humans - and shapes their lung microbiome


    Aspergillus fumigatus strains that infect humans have a significantly altered metabolism compared to other strains in the environment. At the same time, infection with the fungus leads to an apparent change in the human lung microbiome. Source: CDC Photomicrograph revealing ultrastructural morphology exhibited by the fungal organism Aspergillus ...

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    ​Intestinal bacteria influence the growth of fungi


    The bacteria present in the intestine provide information about the quantities of fungi of the potentially disease-causing Candida genus - among them, surprisingly, are lactic acid bacteria that are known for their protective effect against fungal infections.