Methods for phospholipid extraction in Candida albicans: An extraction method with high efficacy

F. Mirbod, S. Mori, Y. Nozawa

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Abstract

Phospholipid composition of Candida albicans was examined and compared using the three established methods for lipid extraction (Folch, Bligh-Dyer and Angus-Lester methods). The highest yield of total phospholipids was obtained by methanol pre-treatment prior to extraction with Folch solution. The percentage distribution of individual phospholipids showed a much higher level of phosphatidylcholine following extraction by the modified Folch method compared with extraction by the other methods.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)405-409
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Medical and Veterinary Mycology
Volume31
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jan 1 1993
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology

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