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Unformatted text preview: E. Coli 0157:H7 West Neinast Things to come How is this microorganism protected from being destroyed by the gut acids? What exactly is E. coli? How does it create the toxins to generate the Theodor Escherich E. Coli also known as Escherichia coli, is a gram-negative bacteria that can survive in an environment with or without air and, depending on the environment, may or may not This bacteria is needed to breakdown cellulose and it also assists in the absorption of vitamin K As long as the E. Coli strain stays in the small intestine and in What E.coli Is major component in the mammalian gut flora that secrets an antibacterial protein called colicins The 0157H7 Infection is aided by adhesive E. coli serotype O157H7 is a rare variety of E. coli that produces large quantities of one or more related, potent toxins that cause severe damage to the lining of the intestine (4). How Is 0157H7 Protected From Gut Acids? A major reason this virus strain is acid resistant is because of a certain DNA binding protein released, called DPS. DPS is a stress How Is 0157H7 Protected From Gut Acids? Production and accumulation of DPS is primarily associated with the stationary phase of bacterial growth. During this phase growth rate slows because of nutrient depletion and an accumulation of toxins....
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