How salmonella synchronizes its invasion plan

4 junio 2015

A new study has uncovered a mechanism by which Salmonella bacteria organize the expression of genes required for infection. Salmonella bacteria are one of the leading causes of food borne illness. Part of what makes them so successful is their ability to invade our bodies, overcoming our natural defenses. Understanding how they do this could lead to new ways of preventing their invasion, researchers say.