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Molecular Mechanisms Underlying the Interactions of Enteric Pathogens with Postharvest Leafy Vegetables

Investigators
Brandl, Maria
Institutions
USDA - Agricultural Research Service
Start date
2011
End date
2014
Objective
Identify the molecular mechanisms that underlie the interaction of enteric pathogens with fresh-cut leafy vegetables.
More information
Approach: Transcriptomics in Salmonella and pathogenic E. coli; bacterial population dynamics on fresh-cut lettuce and spinach; and use of lettuce lines and Arabidopsis mutants that are defective in specific basal defense signaling pathways. Documents Reimbursable with National Center for Food Safety and Technology (AFRI).Log 42224. Formerly 5325-42000-044-10R 05/05/11
Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
Project source
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Project number
2030-42000-046-02R
Accession number
0421106
Categories
Salmonella
Escherichia coli
Parasites
Natural Toxins
Viruses and Prions
Bacterial Pathogens
Chemical Contaminants