SPECIFIC INVASION OF TRANSFORMED CELLS BY ESCHERICHIA COLI A2 STRAIN

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Abstract

Bacteria of the spontaneously isolated non-pathogenic strain Escherichia coli A2 producing actin-specific protease ECP 32 (Usmanova and Khaitlina, 1989) were shown to be taken up by transformed cells, whereas finite and immortal cell lines were resistant to the infection.

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