Stress May Encourage E. Coli Illness
...a, works with the known previously found QseC sensor kinase (enzyme) on the ehec
bacterium. QseC, discovered by Sperandio's lab about three years ago, provi...he bacterium's actions, including the regulation of the genes necessary for ehec
to cause diarrhea. It appears to have a key role in other disease developme...
JCI table of contents: Oct. 18, 2007
... provided new insight into the mechanisms by which ehec
colonize the intestines, which is essential if str...re to be developed.
The authors determined that ehec
O157:H7 make a number of proteins that come togeth...rrhagic coli pilus (HCP). HCP were shown to enable ehec
O157:H7 to adhere to human intestinal epithelial c...
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...ful ones and the ones that make people sick communicate with one another and with their host. Shes particularly interested in the biochemical signals ehec
uses to cause disease.
A native of Brazil, Dr. Sperandio was named a 2004 Ellison Medical Foundation New Scholar in Global Infectious Disease Resea...