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Identification of Factors Mediating Colonisation of Cattle by Enterohaemorrhagic Escherchia Coli

Institutions
Institute for Animal Health
Start date
2000
End date
2007
Objective
  1. To identify novel EHEC colonisation factors.
  2. To characterise the intial interaction of EHEC and specific EHEC mutants with bovine intestine using in vitro organ culture (IVOC).
  3. To characterise the initial interaction of EHEC and specific EHEC mutants with bovine intestinal mucosa in vivo.
Funding Source
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
Project number
BBSEI00000715
Categories
Escherichia coli