Campylobacter jejuni gene expression in response to iron limitation and the role of Fur.

@article{Holmes2005CampylobacterJG,
  title={Campylobacter jejuni gene expression in response to iron limitation and the role of Fur.},
  author={Kathryn L. Holmes and Francis Mulholland and Bruce M. Pearson and Carmen Pin and Johanna McNicholl-Kennedy and Julian M. Ketley and Jerry M. Wells},
  journal={Microbiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={151 Pt 1},
  pages={243-57}
}
Campylobacter jejuni is a zoonotic pathogen and the most common cause of bacterial foodborne diarrhoeal illness worldwide. To establish intestinal colonization prior to either a commensal or pathogenic interaction with the host, C. jejuni will encounter iron-limited niches where there is likely to be intense competition from the host and normal microbiota for iron. To gain a better understanding of iron homeostasis and the role of ferric uptake regulator (Fur) in iron acquisition in C. jejuni… CONTINUE READING
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