Published in Vaccine Weekly, July 12th, 2000
The structure may reveal critical steps in E. coli attachment that scientists can attack with drugs designed to thwart infection by halting bacterial binding.
The E. coli bacteria include the enteropathogenic strains that are a major cause of childhood diarrhea in developing countries, killing close to one million children each year due to dehydration and other complications. This family of pathogens also includes E. coli...
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