The General Stress Response Is Conserved in Long-Term Soil-Persistent Strains of Escherichia coli.

UNLABELLED Although Escherichia coli is generally considered to be predominantly a commensal of the gastrointestinal tract, a number of recent studies suggest that it is also capable of long-term survival and growth in environments outside the host. As the extraintestinal physical and chemical conditions are often different from those within the host, it is… CONTINUE READING