Toenail fungus gives up sex to infect human hosts

PUBLIC RELEASE: 22-FEB-2018 Toenail fungus gives up sex to infect human hosts Being a clone of itself may make it vulnerable to new treatments DURHAM, N.C. — The fungus that causes athlete’s foot and other skin and toenail infections may have lost its ability to sexually reproduce as it adapted to grow on its human hosts

PUBLIC RELEASE: 22-FEB-2018 Toenail fungus gives up sex to infect human hosts Being a clone of itself may make it vulnerable to new treatments DURHAM, N.C. — The fungus that causes athlete’s foot and other skin and toenail infections may have lost its ability to sexually reproduce as it adapted to grow on its human hosts

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Toenail fungus gives up sex to infect human hosts