The RNA chaperone Hfq regulates expression of fimbrial-related genes and virulence of Salmonella enterica serovar Enteritidis
Article first published online: 15 JUL 2013
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FEMS Microbiology Letters
Volume 346, Issue 2, pages 90–96, September 2013
How to Cite
Meng, X., Meng, X., Zhu, C., Wang, H., Wang, J., Nie, J., Hardwidge, P. R. and Zhu, G. (2013), The RNA chaperone Hfq regulates expression of fimbrial-related genes and virulence of Salmonella enterica serovar Enteritidis. FEMS Microbiology Letters, 346: 90–96. doi: 10.1111/1574-6968.12206
- Issue published online: 23 AUG 2013
- Article first published online: 15 JUL 2013
- Accepted manuscript online: 27 JUN 2013 08:58AM EST
- Manuscript Accepted: 21 JUN 2013
- Manuscript Revised: 17 JUN 2013
- Manuscript Received: 14 APR 2013
- Chinese National Science Foundation. Grant Numbers: 31101826, 31270171, 31101833
- National Science and Technology Support Plan Grant. Grant Number: 2012BAK17B10
- China 863 High Technology Plan Grant. Grant Number: SS2012AA101001
- Program for Changjiang Scholars and Innovative Research Team in University. Grant Number: IRT0978
- Priority Academic Program Development of Jiangsu Higher Education Institutions
- National Science Foundation Grants of Jiangsu Province. Grant Numbers: BK2012265, BK2011430
Fig. S1. PCR verification of the 50336Δhfq mutant and its complementation.
Fig. S2. Adherence to Caco-2 cells by wild-type S. Enteritidis 50336, the mutant 50336ΔsefA and complemented strain 50336ΔsefA/psefA.
Table S1. Virulence properties of S. Enteritidis 50336, 50336Δhfq and 50336Δhfq/phfq when infecting chickens.
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