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can·di·da

 (kăn′dĭ-də)
n.
Any of various fungi of the genus Candida that are found especially on the skin and in the mucous membranes of the mouth, intestinal tract, and vagina and that may become pathogenic, such as C. albicans, the causative agent of thrush.

[Latin, feminine of candidus, white; see candid.]
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candida

(ˈkændɪdə)
n
(Microbiology) any yeastlike parasitic fungus of the genus Candida, esp C. albicans, which causes thrush (candidiasis)
[New Latin, feminine of candidus white]
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Noun1.candida - any of the yeastlike imperfect fungi of the genus Candida
fungus - an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia
genus Candida - a genus of yeastlike imperfect fungi; sometimes included in genus Monilia of the family Moniliaceae
Candida albicans, Monilia albicans - a parasitic fungus that can infect the mouth or the skin or the intestines or the vagina
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candida

[ˈkændɪdə] N (Med) → afta f
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candida

n (Med) → Candidose f
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References in periodicals archive ?
The inhibitory effect of the unusual hydroxy fatty acid on lipase production and microbial growth has also been observed for Candida rugosa in submerged cultivation using coconut oil, a hydroxy substituted C-14 fatty acid (Lakshmi, Kangueane, Abraham, & Pennathur, 1999).
Candida rugosa lipase, Celite 545, Sephadex G-25 (medium), chitosan (low molecular weight), glycerol, caprylic acid, and sodium hydroxide (purity > 98%) were purchased from Sigma Aldrich (St.
Yonemoto, "Mathematical model for stepwise hydrolysis of triolein using Candida rugosa lipase in biphasic oil-water system," Biochemical Engineering Journal, vol.
Candida Rugosa lipase (CRL) (Type VII, [greater than or equal to] 700 unit/mg solid) was purchased from Sigma-Aldrich Co.
Nippon Paper Industries in Japan introduced a system for the removal of triglycerides from wood based on the lipase of Candida rugosa (Sharma et al., 2001; Gandhi, 1997).
3 shows out of 124 isolates isolated Candida albicans were 43%, Candida tropicals were 42%, Candida krusei were 6%, Candida guilliermondii were 4%, Candida inconspicua, Candida parapsilosis, Candidad glabrata, Candida glabrata, Candida rugosa and Candida lusitaniae were 1% each.
Colombo et al., "Candida rugosa, an emerging fungal pathogen with resistance to azoles: geographic and temporal trends from the ARTEMIS DISK Antifungal Surveillance Program," Journal of Clinical Microbiology, vol.
o Candida zeylanoides o Candida catenulata (3) (1) Candida glabrata o Candida krusei (3) (1) Candida lusitaniae Candida famata (2) (2) Wickerhamomyces Candida lusitaniae (1) anomalus (2) Candida albicans (1) Candida lipolytica Candida albicans (1) (2) Candida albicans o Candida rugosa (1) (1) Geotrichum candidum Candida tropicalis (1) (1) Cryptococcus Cryptococcus albidus unigutulatus (1) (1) Candida famata (1) Candida lusitaniae o Candida guilliermondii (1) (1) Candida kefyr (1) Candida krusei (1) Complejo Candida Candida albicans o guilliermondii (1) Candida guilliermondii (1) (1) N: numero de levaduras ensayadas; (1) No discrimina entre ambas identificaciones; (2) Buena concordancia dificil diferenciacion; (3) Patron bioquimico dudoso; (4) Baja probabilidad de identificacion.
Immobilization of lipase from Candida rugosa on Eupergit[R] C support by covalent attachment, J.
In early 2001, using free lipases from Candida rugosa and Pseudomonas cepacia along with methanol as acyl acceptor, a method was reported to yield biodiesel from soybean oil up to 80 and 90%, respectively [6].
In the last years, several research groups studied the immobilization of the Candida rugosa lipase enzyme onto hydrogels [13-21].