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Record number 417917
Title Bacillus cereus responses to acid stress
Author(s) Mols, J.M.; Abee, T.
Source Environmental Microbiology 13 (2011)11. - ISSN 1462-2912 - p. 2835 - 2843.
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1462-2920.2011.02490.x
Department(s) Food Microbiology Laboratory
VLAG
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2011
Keyword(s) listeria-monocytogenes - tolerance response - spore germination - low-ph - subtilis - growth - food - bacteria - expression - resistance
Abstract Coping with acid environments is one of the prerequisites for the soil saprophytic and human pathogenic lifestyle of Bacillus cereus. This minireview highlights novel insights in the responses displayed by vegetative cells and germinating spores of B. cereus upon exposure to low pH as well as organic acids, including acetic acid, lactic acid and sorbic acid. Insights regarding the possible acid-inflicted damage, physiological responses and protective mechanisms have been compiled based on single cell fluorescence microscopy, flow cytometry and transcriptome analyses.
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