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Daphnia magna, a host to evaluate bacterial virulence

Le Codiac, Marion and Simon, Marianne and Marchetti, Anna and Ebert, Dieter and Cosson, Pierre. (2012) Daphnia magna, a host to evaluate bacterial virulence. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 78. pp. 593-595.

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Abstract

We show that Daphnia magna can be used to assess acute virulence of pathogens relevant to human health, such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa or Photorhabdus asymbiotica. Analysis of bacterial mutants suggests that P. aeruginosa uses similar mechanisms to infect Daphnia and other hosts.
Faculties and Departments:05 Faculty of Science > Departement Umweltwissenschaften > Zoologie > Evolutionary Biology (Ebert)
UniBasel Contributors:Ebert, Dieter
Item Type:Article, refereed
Article Subtype:Research Article
Publisher:American Society for Microbiology
ISSN:0099-2240
e-ISSN:1098-5336
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Journal article
Language:English
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