Polyphosphate and associated enzymes as global regulators of stress response and virulence in Campylobacter jejuni
Anand Kumar, Gireesh Rajashekara, 170 Food Animal Health Research Program and Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH 44691, United States
Anand Kumar, Biosecurity and Public Health, Bioscience Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87545, United States
Dharanesh Gangaiah, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, United States
Jordi B Torrelles, Department of Microbial Infection and Immunity, Center for Microbial Interface Biology, the Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, United States
Author contributions: All authors contributed equally to this paper with conception and design of the study, literature review and analysis, drafting and critical revision and editing, and approval of the final version.
Supported by Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, the Ohio State University, and the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative, No. 2012-68003-19679.
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Correspondence to: Gireesh Rajashekara, DVM, PhD, 170 Food Animal Health Research Program and Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, 1680 Madison Avenue, Wooster, OH 44691, United States. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: March 26, 2016
Peer-review started: March 27, 2016
First decision: May 27, 2016
Revised: June 3, 2016
Accepted: July 20, 2016
Article in press: July 20, 2016
Published online: September 7, 2016