RNA-mediated thermoregulation of iron-acquisition genes in Shigella dysenteriae and pathogenic Escherichia coli.

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Kouse, Andrew B.; Righetti, Francesco; Kortmann, Jens; Narberhaus, Franz; Murphy, Erin R.;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 8,issue 5 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3660397, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0063781
  • Subject: Molecular Genetics | Host-Pathogen Interaction | Microbial Pathogens | Gram Positive | Research Article | Biology | Molecular cell biology | RNA | Microbiology | Medicine | Nucleic acids | Bacterial Pathogens | Medical Microbiology | Q | Bacteriology | R | Genetics | Gene Regulation | Biochemistry | Science | RNA structure

The initiation, progression and transmission of most bacterial infections is dependent upon the ability of the invading pathogen to acquire iron from each of the varied environments encountered during the course of a natural infection. In total, 95% of iron within the h... View more
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