Tag: salmonella typhimurium

Human intestinal microvilli. Credit: Wellcome Library, London

Great balls of cells: Using intestinal organoids to study Salmonella

10.09.15 It is difficult to study Salmonella infections in the body. Jessica Forbester explains how newly created balls of intestinal cells can help.

Salmonella Typhimurium. Credit: David Goulding, Wellcome Images

The bacteria that’s as smart as a whip

30.03.15 In the rest of the world, Salmonella Typhi has only one type of flagellin, the whip-like structure that helps it to move. Indonesian strains have at least three different types. Fernanda Schreiber asks why

Exploring Salmonella’s deadly sub-Saharan adaptation

A distinct strain of Salmonella Typhimurium, has emerged as a new pathogenic group in sub-Saharan Africa, and might have adapted to the susceptible human population in these regions