Characterization of Key Bio-Nano Interactions between Organosilica Nanoparticles and Candida albicans
Vidhishri Kesarwani, Hannah G Kelly, Madhu Shankar, Kye J Robinson, Stephen J Kent, Ana Traven, Simon R Corrie
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces | AMER CHEMICAL SOC | Published : 2019
Awarded by Australian Research Council's Centre of Excellence in BioNano Science
The authors acknowledge the facilities and scientific and technical assistance of Monash Ramacciotti Centre for Cryo Electron Microscopy (Dr. Simon Crawford and Dr. Georg Ramm) and Monash Centre of Electron Microscopy and Monash X-ray platform (Dr. Thomas Gengenbach). We thank Barbara Koch for critical discussions on early experimental design and Michaela Lackner (Medical University of Innsbruck) for providing the C. albicans glucan synthase mutant strain (RR<INF>MHO2</INF>) used in this study. The Traven Lab is supported by funding from the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) and the Corrie Lab is supported by the Australian Research Council's Centre of Excellence in BioNano Science (CE140100036) and Monash University's Interdisciplinary Research Fund. We also acknowledge funding from the Monash Engineering Seed Fund.