A Single-Stranded DNA Aptamer That Selectively Binds to Staphylococcus aureus Enterotoxin B

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DeGrasse, Jeffrey A. (2012)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 7, issue 3 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3306407, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0033410
  • Subject: Chemistry | Research Article | Biology | Gastroenterology and Hepatology | Infectious Diseases | Medicine | Nucleic Acids | Bacterial Diseases | Q | R | Chemical Biology | Science | Biochemistry

The bacterium Staphylococcus aureus is a common foodborne pathogen capable of secreting a cocktail of small, stable, and strain-specific, staphylococcal enterotoxins (SEs). Staphylococcal food poisoning (SFP) results when improperly handled food contaminated with SEs is... View more
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