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The Salmonella Pathogenicity Island 2-Encoded Type III Secretion System Is Essential for the Survival of Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhimurium in Free-Living Amoebae▿

By Benjamin Bleasdale, Penelope J. Lott, Aparna Jagannathan, Mark P. Stevens, Richard J. Birtles and Paul Wigley


Free-living amoebae represent a potential reservoir and predator of Salmonella enterica. Through the use of type III secretion system (T3SS) mutants and analysis of transcription of selected T3SS genes, we demonstrated that the Salmonella pathogenicity island 2 is highly induced during S. enterica serovar Typhimurium infection of Acanthamoeba polyphaga and is essential for survival within amoebae

Topics: Food Microbiology
Publisher: American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
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