http://iai.asm.org/content/early/2016/09/13/IAI.00735-16 The Phosphotransfer Protein CD1492 Represses Sporulation Initiation in Clostridium difficile Childress KO, Edwards AN, Nawrocki KL, Woods EC, Anderson SE, McBride SM The formation of spores is critical for survival of Clostridium difficile outside of the host gastrointestinal tract. Persistence of C. difficile spores …
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