Table 3

Sterol compositions of the studied C. albicans strains

Sterol identifiedTotal sterol fraction (%) in straina
SC5314 (ERG3/ERG3)VSY2 (erg3-1/erg3-1)VSY18 (erg3-1/erg3-1)VSY19 (ERG3-2/ERG3-2)VSY20 (ERG3-2/ERG3-2)
Ergosterol94.2NDND94.285.9
Ergosta-7,22-dienolND53.175.8NDND
Fecosterol0.47.74.2ND1.0
Episterol0.419.57.9ND1.2
Ergosta-7-enolND5.23.7NDND
Ergosta-7,22,24(28)-trienolND6.03.4NDND
Other sterols5.08.55.05.811.9
  • a ND, not detected.