Escherichia coli physiology and metabolism dictates adaptation to diverse host microenvironments

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleEscherichia coli physiology and metabolism dictates adaptation to diverse host microenvironments Author(S)Christopher J Alteri (Author)
Abstract  Bacterial growth in the host is required for pathogenesis. To successfully grow in vivo, pathogens have adapted their metabolism to replicate in specific host microenvironments. These adaptations reflect the nutritional composition of their host niches, inter-bacterial competition for carbon and energy sources ...Paginationp3–9
SubjectManufacturingDescriptorsMicrobiology
Journal TitleCurrent Opinion in Microbiology  
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