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Research Article

Gymnemic Acids Inhibit Hyphal Growth and Virulence in Candida albicans

  • Govindsamy Vediyappan mail,

    gvediyap@ksu.edu

    Affiliations: Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, United States of America, Institut Pasteur, Unité Biologie et Pathogénicité Fongiques, Département Génomes et Génétique, Paris, France, INRA, USC2019, Paris, France

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  • Vincent Dumontet,

    Affiliation: CNRS, Institut de Chimie des Substances Naturelles, Centre de Recherche de Gif, Gif-sur-Yvette, France

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  • Franck Pelissier,

    Affiliation: CNRS, Institut de Chimie des Substances Naturelles, Centre de Recherche de Gif, Gif-sur-Yvette, France

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  • Christophe d’Enfert

    Affiliations: Institut Pasteur, Unité Biologie et Pathogénicité Fongiques, Département Génomes et Génétique, Paris, France, INRA, USC2019, Paris, France

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  • Published: September 11, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0074189

About the Authors

Govindsamy Vediyappan
Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, United States of America
Govindsamy Vediyappan, Christophe d’Enfert
Institut Pasteur, Unité Biologie et Pathogénicité Fongiques, Département Génomes et Génétique, Paris, France
Govindsamy Vediyappan, Christophe d’Enfert
INRA, USC2019, Paris, France
Vincent Dumontet, Franck Pelissier
CNRS, Institut de Chimie des Substances Naturelles, Centre de Recherche de Gif, Gif-sur-Yvette, France

Corresponding Author

Email: gvediyap@ksu.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: GV CdE VD. Performed the experiments: GV VD FP. Analyzed the data: GV VD CdE. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: VG CdE VD FP. Wrote the paper: GV CdE VD.