Glutamate Dehydrogenase Is Highly Conserved among Clostridium difficile Ribotypes

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2012-02-01
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American Society for Microbiology
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gluD was highly conserved and glutamate dehydrogenase (GDH) was readily expressed in vitro by all 77 Clostridium difficile ribotypes assayed. All ribotypes, including ARL 002, ARL 027, and ARL 106, were reactive in assays that detect C. difficile GDH.

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Carman, R. J. et al. (2012). Glutamate Dehydrogenase Is Highly Conserved among Clostridium difficile Ribotypes. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 50(4), 1425-1426. doi:10.1128/jcm.05600-11