Construction and Expression of a Fused Gene for B Subunit of the Heat-Labile and a Truncated Form of the Heat-Stable Enterotoxins in Escherichia coli


Elaboration of different toxins by enterotoxigenic E. coli has been considered as one of the main virulence factors contributing to the manifestation of disease caused by these microorganisms. Various strategies have been employed to raise antibodies against these toxins as a line of defense. In this study, the 3’ terminus of the gene that codes for the… (More)


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