Response to Bile Salts in Clinical Strains of Acinetobacter baumannii Lacking the AdeABC Efflux Pump: Virulence Associated with Quorum Sensing

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López, Maria; Blasco, Lucia; Gato, Eva; Perez, Astrid; Fernández-Garcia, Laura; Martínez-Martinez, Luis; Fernández-Cuenca, Felipe; Rodríguez-Baño, Jesús; Pascual, Alvaro; Bou, German; Tomás, Maria;
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, volume 7 (issn: 2235-2988, eissn: 2235-2988)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2017.00143, pmc: PMC5423435
  • Subject: type VI secretion | quorum sensing | Acinetobacter baumannii | Microbiology | Original Research | bile salts
    mesheuropmc: biochemical phenomena, metabolism, and nutrition | bacterial infections and mycoses

Introduction: Acinetobacter baumannii is an opportunistic nosocomial pathogen associated with multiple infections. This pathogen usually colonizes (first stage of microbial infection) host tissues that are in contact with the external environment. As one of the sites of... View more
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