Expression of the Streptococcus mutans fructosyltransferase gene within a mammalian host

W. Todd Grey, Roy Curtiss, Michael C. Hudson

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Abstract

In vivo expression of the virulence-associated fructosyltransferase gene (ftf) of Streptococcus mutans has been examined. S. mutans ftf expression is affected by both the specific carbohydrate consumed and the age of the host animal.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2488-2490
Number of pages3
JournalInfection and immunity
Volume65
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 18 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Parasitology
  • Microbiology
  • Immunology
  • Infectious Diseases

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