Table 1.

Enzyme activities in Candida species

Substrate (4-MU-derivative)% of reactive strains
C. albicans (n = 129)C. glabrata (n = 39)C. krusei (n = 25)C. tropicalis(n = 26)
Acetate100926869
Arabinofuranoside5000
Diacetylchitobioside0000
Galactoside2000
Glucoside9800
Glucuronic acid0300
Heptanoate98826080
Iduronide0050
Lactoside6080
Laurate921004454
N -acetylgalactosaminide1000011
Oleate759280
Palmitate5320
Phosphate571510065
Pyrophosphate70096
Rhamnopyranoside0000