African Journal of
Microbiology Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Microbiol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0808
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJMR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 5136

Full Length Research Paper

Naftifine inhibits pigmentation through down-regulation on expression of phytoene desaturase gene CAR1 in Rhodotorula mucilaginosa

Guowang Huang
  • Guowang Huang
  • Department of Microbiology, College of Basic Medical Sciences, Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing 400016, China.
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Nur Fazleen Binti Idris
  • Nur Fazleen Binti Idris
  • Department of Microbiology, College of Basic Medical Sciences, Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing 400016, China.
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Yimin Li
  • Yimin Li
  • Department of Microbiology, College of Basic Medical Sciences, Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing 400016, China.
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Yang Wang
  • Yang Wang
  • Department of Microbiology, College of Basic Medical Sciences, Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing 400016, China.
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Zeng Tu
  • Zeng Tu
  • Department of Microbiology, College of Basic Medical Sciences, Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing 400016, China.
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  •  Received: 07 March 2020
  •  Accepted: 23 April 2020
  •  Published: 31 May 2020

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