Salmonella Stays Deadly with a 'Beta Version' of Cell Behavior

September 7, 2011
Michael Ibba.

Salmonella cells have hijacked the protein-building process to maintain their ability to cause illness, new research suggests.

Scientists say that these bacteria have modified what has long been considered typical cell behavior by using a beta form of an amino acid – as opposed to an alpha form – during the act of making proteins.

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