Affiliation: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois
Monod M, Capoccia S, Léchenne B, Zaugg C, Holdom M, Jousson O. Secreted proteases from pathogenic fungi. Int J Med Microbiol. 2002;292:405-19 pubmed
..Knowledge of substrate specificities will increase our understanding about the action of each protease secreted by pathogenic fungi and will help to determine their contribution to virulence. ..
Monod M, Léchenne B, Jousson O, Grand D, Zaugg C, Stocklin R, et al. Aminopeptidases and dipeptidyl-peptidases secreted by the dermatophyte Trichophyton rubrum. Microbiology. 2005;151:145-55 pubmed
..rubrum in a medium containing keratin as the sole nitrogen source. Synergism between endo- and exopeptidases is likely to be essential for dermatophyte virulence, since these fungi grow only in keratinized tissues. ..