OmpC and OmpF are required for growth under hyperosmotic stress above pH 8 in Escherichia coli

  title={OmpC and OmpF are required for growth under hyperosmotic stress above pH 8 in Escherichia coli},
  author={M. Kaeriyama and K. Machida and A. Kitakaze and H. Wang and Q. Lao and T. Fukamachi and H. Saito and H. Kobayashi},
  journal={Letters in Applied Microbiology},
Aims:  To investigate the requirement of outer membrane porins for osmotic adaptation at alkaline pH in Escherichia coli. 
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