Availability of glutamate and arginine during acid challenge determines cell density-dependent survival phenotype of Escherichia coli strains

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Date: Oct. 2001
From: Applied and Environmental Microbiology(Vol. 67, Issue 10)
Publisher: American Society for Microbiology
Document Type: Article
Length: 30 words

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Abstract :

Escherichia coli does not produce a diffusible substance that protects the bacterium from an acid challenge. Acid tolerance appears to involve the induction of glutamate- and arginine-decarboxylase acid survival pathways.

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Gale Document Number: GALE|A80954938