The effect of several bile salts and hydrocortisone,
on Candida albicans was investigated. Deoxycholic acid
salt, cholic acid salt and glycodeoxycholic acid salt were
found to suppress growth at concentrations of 0.1% and
above. 3-0-hemisuccinoyldeoxycholic acid salt and
hydrocortisone were only slightly inhibitory and
glycocholic acid salt and 3-0-hemisuccinoylcholic acid
salt had no effect on growth rate...
A Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy of Loughborough University.