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J Herbmed Pharmacol. 2018;7(2): 79-87. doi: 10.15171/jhp.2018.14

Original Article

Analysis of ergosterol and gene expression profiles of sterol Δ5,6-desaturase (ERG3) and lanosterol 14α-demethylase (ERG11) in Candida albicans treated with carvacrol

Fahimeh Alizadeh 1, Alireza Khodavandi 2 * ORCID, Samad Esfandyari 1, Sadegh Nouripour-Sisakht 3

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