Shuyan Wu

Hua Niu3
Yuanyuan Chu2
3Hua Niu
2Yuanyuan Chu
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Extracellular DNA (eDNA) was identified and characterized in a 2-day-old biofilms developed by Salmonella enterica ser. Typhimurium SR-11 and S. enterica ser. Typhi ST6 using confocal laser scanning microscopy (CLSM) and enzymatic extraction methods. Results of microtitre plate assay and CLSM analysis showed both Salmonella strains formed significantly more(More)
Osteoporosis, the most common type of bone disease worldwide, is clinically characterized by low bone mineral density (BMD) and increased susceptibility to fracture. Multiple genetic and environmental factors and gene-environment interactions have been implicated in its pathogenesis. Osteoporosis has strong genetic determination, with the heritability of(More)
Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi (S. typhi) evades from innate immunity by expression of a variety of pathogenic factors. The “pRST98” plasmid of S. typhi is involved in multidrug-resistant and virulence of S. typhi. However, its exact effect on host cell function remains elusive. Dendritic cells (DCs) play an important role in shaping immune response(More)
Salmonella plasmid virulence genes (spv) are highly conserved in strains of clinically important Salmonella serovars. It is essential for Salmonella plasmid-correlated virulence, although the exact mechanism remains to be elucidated. Autophagy has been reported to play an important role in host immune responses limiting Salmonella infection. Our previous(More)
In response to the limited nutrients and stressful conditions of their habitats, many microorganisms including Salmonella form a biofilm by secreting a polymeric matrix to interweave individual cells and to build structural communities on an abiotic or living surface. The biofilm formation in Salmonella is tightly regulated by a regulatory network that(More)
To investigate the effect of the pRST98 plasmid, originally isolated from Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi (S. Typhi), on biofilm (BF) formation, we carried out in vitro experiments using S. Typhi, Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium (S. Typhimurium) and Escherichia coli (E. coli). We further explored the effects of pRST98 in vivo by establishing two(More)