TonB is essential for virulence in avian pathogenic Escherichia coli
Karen M Holden, Glenn F Browning, Amir H Noormohammadi, Philip F Markham, Marc S Marenda
Comparative Immunology Microbiology and Infectious Diseases | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2012
This work was supported by the Australian Poultry Cooperative Research Centre. The authors thank Cheryl Colson and June Daly for assistance with animal handling, Nick Esbert for technical assistance. We thank Anna Kanci for assisting with the chicken experiment and Lambda Red recombineering protocols. We thank Takehiro Tomita, Mary Valcanis and Geoff Hogg, Microbiological Diagnostic Unit, The University of Melbourne, for performing the serotyping of strain E956.