Transcriptional and functional responses of Escherichia coli O157:H7 growing in the lettuce rhizoplane.

Abstract

Lettuce and spinach are increasingly implicated in foodborne illness outbreaks due to contamination by Escherichia coli O157:H7. While this bacterium has been shown to colonize and survive on lettuce leaf surfaces, little is known about its interaction with the roots of growing lettuce plants. In these studies, a microarray analyses, mutant construction and… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.fm.2013.03.002

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@article{Hou2013TranscriptionalAF, title={Transcriptional and functional responses of Escherichia coli O157:H7 growing in the lettuce rhizoplane.}, author={Zhe Hou and Ryan C Fink and Masayuki Sugawara and Francisco Diez-Gonzalez and Michael J. Sadowsky}, journal={Food microbiology}, year={2013}, volume={35 2}, pages={136-42} }