About CGD


The Candida Genome Database (CGD) provides online access to genomic sequence data and manually curated functional information about genes and proteins of the human pathogen Candida albicans and related species. C. albicans is the best studied of the human fungal pathogens. It is a common commensal organism of healthy individuals, but can cause debilitating mucosal infections and life-threatening systemic infections, especially in immunocompromised patients. C. albicans also serves as a model organism for the study of other fungal pathogens.

The Candida Genome Database (CGDTM) project is funded by the National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research at the US National Institutes of Health.    The CGDTM is in the Department of Genetics at the School of Medicine, Stanford University. The trademark on CGDTM is held byThe Board of Trustees, Leland Stanford Junior University.

Getting Started with CGD
Information for someone new to CGD

Genome Snapshot
Daily inventory of genomic features and summary of GO annotations:
for C. albicans SC5314
for C. auris B8441.
for C. dubliniensis CD36.
for C. glabrata CBS138
for C. parapsilosis CDC317.

Sequence Documentation
Detailed information about the sequence data in CGD, including the sources from which sequence-based information are dervived, and a history of the reference strain genome assemblies.

What's New in CGD
Changes and additions to CGD services

Citing CGD
How to cite CGD in publications

CGD Staff Members

Note: CGD staff are not physicians and cannot give medical advice. Information about pathogenic yeast infections such as candidiasis can be found online in the PubMed database or at the Candidiasis information page at Medline Plus.

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