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Submission + - Friendly Fungus Protects Our Mouths From Invaders (sciencemag.org)

sciencehabit writes: When we talk about the human microbiome, bacteria usually get all the press. But microscopic fungi live in and on us, too. New research shows that a little-known fungus called Pichia lives in healthy mouths and may play an important role in protecting us from an infection caused by the harmful fungus Candida. The friendly fungus makes a substance that may even lead to a new antifungal drug.
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