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Effacement

Effacement

The thinning of the cervix which occurs before and while it dilates.


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The Fiber Disease

... in pathogens possessing a mosaic of elements derived from external sources. The pathogenicity islands, well illustrated by the locus of enterocyte effacement (LEE) in EPEC and EHEC, represent a family of linked pathogenicity factors. Intriguingly, the LEE (and many other aspects of bacterial pathogenesis) ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Sat Nov 11, 2006 5:48 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
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