The fadD2 gene is required for efficient Mycobacterium avium invasion of mucosal epithelial cells.

TitleThe fadD2 gene is required for efficient Mycobacterium avium invasion of mucosal epithelial cells.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsDam T, Danelishvili L, Wu M, Bermudez LE
JournalThe Journal of infectious diseases
Volume193
Issue8
Pagination1135-42
Date Published2006 Apr 15
ISSN0022-1899
KeywordsActin-Related Protein 2-3 Complex, Animals, Antibodies, Bacterial, Arabidopsis Proteins, Cell Line, Epithelial Cells, Fatty Acid Desaturases, Female, Genetic Complementation Test, Intestinal Mucosa, Mice, Mice, Inbred C57BL, Mycobacterium avium, Phenotype, Phosphorylation, Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome Protein, Neuronal
Abstract

Mycobacterium avium is capable of invading the intestinal epithelial cells, which requires cytoskeleton rearrangement and protein phosphorylation in the host cell. However, little is known about the mechanism.

Alternate JournalJ. Infect. Dis.