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Title: Regulation of the Escherichia coli K5 capsule gene cluster region three promoter
Author: Xue, Peng
Awarding Body: UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER
Current Institution: University of Manchester
Date of Award: 2008
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Abstract:
Many bacteria can express polysaccharide capsules on their cell surface, which may be important virulence factors. Escherichia coli is able to express more than 70 distinct capsular polysaccharides, or K antigens, which are organised into four groups on the basis of biochemical, genetic and regulatory properties. The K5 antigen belongs to group 2 and is expressed by extra-intestinal isolates of E. coli associated with urinary tract infections and septicaemia.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
EThOS ID: uk.bl.ethos.495048  DOI: Not available
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