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Prokaryotes have complex mechanisms to regulate their gene transcription, through the action of transcription factors (TFs). This review deals with current strategies, approaches and challenges in the understanding of i) how to map the repertoires of TF and operon on a genome, ii) how to identify...
Commensal Escherichia coli form biofilms at body temperature by expressing the extracellular matrix components curli fimbriae and cellulose. The role of curli fimbriae and cellulose in the interaction of commensal E. coli with the intestinal epithelial cell line HT-29 was investigated. Expression...
Bioterrorism is defined by the intentional or threatened of microorganisms or toxins derived from living organisms to cause death or diseases in humans, animals or plants on which we depend. The other major point is to generate fear in the population. More than 180 pathogens have been reported to...