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Etec --> enterotoxigenic escherichia coli

Enterotoxigenic strain of escherichia coli; attaches to the duodenum or proximal small intestine mucosa, where it forms heat-stable and heat-labile toxins that activate adenylate cyclase, causing wasting diarrhoea. Responsible for 40-70% of travelers diarrhoea; chiefly water-borne via human faeces. Most important cause of diarrhoea among infants living in tropical areas.


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Recombinant DNA technology

Hmm oh - then how about: EHEC ETEC EIEC EPEC? =D just wanna know more :shock: The final EC stands for Escherichi coli as for the rest: EH: EnteroHaemoragic ET: Entero toxigenic EI: Entero invasive EP: Enteropathogenic These are different ...

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by canalon
Tue Jul 05, 2005 1:38 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Recombinant DNA technology
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Recombinant DNA technology

Hmm oh - then how about: EHEC ETEC EIEC EPEC? =D just wanna know more :shock:

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by chemistry_freako
Mon Jul 04, 2005 3:14 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Recombinant DNA technology
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