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Expression of mucoid induction factor MucE is dependent upon the alternate sigma factor AlgU in Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Yeshi Yin13, F Heath Damron17, T Ryan Withers1, Christopher L Pritchett56, Xin Wang3, Michael J Schurr5 and Hongwei D Yu124*

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1 Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine at Marshall University, Huntington, WV 25755, USA

2 Department of Pediatrics, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine at Marshall University, Huntington, WV 25755, USA

3 Institute of Plant Protection and Microbiology, Zhejiang Academy of Agricultural Sciences, No. 198, Shiqiao Road, Hangzhou 310021, China

4 Progenesis Technologies, LLC, 1111 Veterans Memorial Blvd, Huntington, WV 25701, USA

5 Department of Microbiology, School of Medicine, University of Colorado, Aurora, Colorado 80045, USA

6 Department of Health Sciences, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN 37615, USA

7 Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health, University of Virginia, Box 800419, MR-6, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA

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BMC Microbiology 2013, 13:232  doi:10.1186/1471-2180-13-232

Published: 18 October 2013

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