TABLE 3.

Sterol compositions of C. albicans strains

SterolSterol composition (%) without fluconazole treatment
CAI-4 (ERG3/ERG3)CAD1 (erg3/ERG3)CAE3D (erg3/erg3)
Ergosterolb58.158.8a
Lanosterolc10.49.62.0
Ergosta-7,22-dien-3β-ol47.0
Episterold or fecosterole9.8
4,4-Dimethyl-14-demethylated sterolf8.46.810.3
Others23.124.830.9
  • a A bar (—) represents a sterol amount that was no more than 1%.

  • b Ergosta-5,7,22-trien-3β-ol.

  • c Lanosta-8,24-dien-3β-ol.

  • d Ergosta-7,24(28)-dien-3β-ol.

  • e Ergosta-8,24(28)-dien-3β-ol.

  • f 4,4-Dimethyl-ergosta-8,14,24-trienol or 4,4-dimethyl-ergosta-8,24-dienol.