The fms21 (pilA)-fms20 locus encoding one of four distinct pili of Enterococcus faecium is harboured on a large transferable plasmid associated with gut colonization and virulence.

TitleThe fms21 (pilA)-fms20 locus encoding one of four distinct pili of Enterococcus faecium is harboured on a large transferable plasmid associated with gut colonization and virulence.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsKim, DS, Singh, KV, Nallapareddy, SR, Qin, X, Panesso, D, Arias, CA, Murray, BE
JournalJ Med Microbiol
Volume59
IssuePt 4
Pagination505-7
Date Published2010 Apr
ISSN1473-5644
KeywordsChromosome Mapping, Electrophoresis, Gel, Pulsed-Field, Enterococcus faecium, Fimbriae, Bacterial, Humans, Intestines, Plasmids, Virulence
DOI10.1099/jmm.0.016238-0
Alternate JournalJ. Med. Microbiol.
PubMed ID20075113
PubMed Central IDPMC2850606
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