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Sacha Lucchini

E. coli adapts to colonise plants

New research from the Institute of Food Research has given new clues as to how some E. coli strains, normally at home in mammalian gastrointestinal tracts, have adopted slightly different transmission strategies, with some being better adapted to live on plants than others. In the light of recent outbreaks of food poisoning due to contamination […]

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New research to study toxin-producing E. coli strain

Research at the Institute of Food Research and the University of East Anglia on the Norwich Research Park, led by Dr Stephanie Schüller, is to look at how strains of toxin-producing E. coli bacteria infect our bodies and cause life-threatening conditions. A better understanding of the biology of these strains will help to develop new […]

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