I would like to know what are the mechanisms and overall effects of Zinc on fungi. I know that Candida albicans is susceptible to Zinc deprivation and Zinc-infused paint is also used to repel mold.


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    $\begingroup$ goo.gl/sPhcyn and goo.gl/wrIX58 might be of interest to you $\endgroup$ – Ebbinghaus Mar 19 '16 at 12:49
  • $\begingroup$ You might be interested in this (PDF) too. I couldn't find definitive reports on mechanisms of Zn toxicity on fungi, so it doesn't seem that the exact cause is known yet. $\endgroup$ – another 'Homo sapien' Dec 6 '16 at 11:06