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Impact of quorum sensing on cell aggregation in enteropathogenic and enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli : a thesis presented in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosphy in Microbiology and Genetics at Massey University, Turitea campus, New Zealand
(Massey University, 2013)
sensing has been shown to regulate phenotypic traits such as motility and biofilm production in pathogenic bacteria. Escherichia coli utilise both AI-2 and N-acylhomoserine lactones (AHL) quorum sensing systems to initiate ...
The in vitro attachment of Escherichia coli to human uroepithelial cells : investigation of host and bacterial cell factors : a thesis presented in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology at Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
(Massey University, 1982)
Escherichia coli is the main causative organism in urinary tract infections (UTI) in adult women. Attachment of E.coli to the uroepithelium is believed to be an important step in the onset of infection, as it enables the ...