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Front. Pharmacol., 29 May 2017 | https://doi.org/10.3389/fphar.2017.00301

An Antifungal Mechanism of Protolichesterinic Acid from the Lichen Usnea albopunctata Lies in the Accumulation of Intracellular ROS and Mitochondria-Mediated Cell Death Due to Apoptosis in Candida tropicalis

  • Division of Crop Protection, Central Tuber Crops Research Institute, Sreekariyam, India

Citation: Kumar SN and Mohandas C (2017) An Antifungal Mechanism of Protolichesterinic Acid from the Lichen Usnea albopunctata Lies in the Accumulation of Intracellular ROS and Mitochondria-Mediated Cell Death Due to Apoptosis in Candida tropicalis. Front. Pharmacol. 8:301. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2017.00301

Received: 02 March 2017; Accepted: 10 May 2017;
Published: 29 May 2017; Retracted: 17 November 2017.

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Nicola Clementi, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Italy