Nutrient Acquisition and Metabolism by Campylobacter jejuni

  title={Nutrient Acquisition and Metabolism by Campylobacter jejuni},
  author={Martin Stahl and James Butcher and Alain P Stintzi},
  booktitle={Front. Cell. Inf. Microbio.},
The gastrointestinal pathogen Campylobacter jejuni is able to colonize numerous different hosts and compete against the gut microbiota. To do this, it must be able to efficiently acquire sufficient nutrients from its environment to support its survival and rapid growth in the intestine. However, despite almost 50 years of research, many aspects as to how C. jejuni accomplishes this feat remain poorly understood. C. jejuni lacks many of the common metabolic pathways necessary for the use of… CONTINUE READING
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