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Expression and Possible Biological Functions of Curli on Infantile Diarrhoea Escherichia coli Isolates

  • Levente Emödy
  • Åsa Ljungh
  • Tibor Pal
  • Géza Sarlós
  • Torkel Wadström
Part of the Federation of European Microbiological Societies Symposium Series book series (FEMS, volume 58)

Abstract

Froman et al. (1) reported on fibronectin (Fn) binding to enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli and demonstrated two different binding mechanisms. Studies by Ljungh et al. (2) showed that also human enteropathogenic E.coli (EPEC) of different O:H serotypes as well as uropathogenic E.coli and strains isolated from septicaemia and other human infections bind Fn.

Keywords

Cell Surface Hydrophobicity Bacto Agar Infantile Diarrhoea Connective Tissue Protein Surface Appendage 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Levente Emödy
    • 1
  • Åsa Ljungh
    • 2
  • Tibor Pal
    • 1
  • Géza Sarlós
    • 1
  • Torkel Wadström
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Medical MicrobiologyUniversity of PecsPecsHungary
  2. 2.Department of Medical MicrobiologyUniversity of LundLundSweden

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