Bacterial pathogenesis: E. coli claims the driving seat for cancer

@article{Khrstrm2012BacterialPE,
  title={Bacterial pathogenesis: E. coli claims the driving seat for cancer},
  author={Christina Tobin K{\aa}hrstr{\"o}m},
  journal={Nature Reviews Microbiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={10},
  pages={670-671}
}
implicated the microbiota in various inflammatory diseases, but whether or not these commensal bacteria have an active role in the development of cancer has been unclear. Now, Arthur et al. provide evidence that inflammation alters the intestinal microbiota by favouring the proliferation of genotoxic commensals, and that the Escherichia coli genotoxin… CONTINUE READING