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Research Article

Type 1 Fimbriae, a Colonization Factor of Uropathogenic Escherichia coli, Are Controlled by the Metabolic Sensor CRP-cAMP

  • Claudia M. Müller,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Biology and Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden (MIMS), Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

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  • Anna Åberg,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Biology and Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden (MIMS), Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

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  • Jurate Straseviçiene,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Biology and Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden (MIMS), Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

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  • Levente Emődy,

    Affiliations: Institute of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of Pécs Medical School, Budapest, Hungary, Veterinary Research Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary

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  • Bernt Eric Uhlin mail,

    bernt.eric.uhlin@molbiol.umu.se (BEU); cbalsalobre@ub.edu (CB)

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Biology and Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden (MIMS), Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

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  • Carlos Balsalobre mail

    bernt.eric.uhlin@molbiol.umu.se (BEU); cbalsalobre@ub.edu (CB)

    Affiliation: Departament de Microbiologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

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  • Published: February 20, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1000303

About the Authors

Claudia M. Müller, Anna Åberg, Jurate Straseviçiene, Bernt Eric Uhlin
Department of Molecular Biology and Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden (MIMS), Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden
Levente Emődy
Institute of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of Pécs Medical School, Budapest, Hungary
Levente Emődy
Veterinary Research Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary
Carlos Balsalobre
Departament de Microbiologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CMM AÅ JS LE BEU CB. Performed the experiments: CMM AÅ JS CB. Analyzed the data: CMM AÅ JS LE BEU CB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JS LE BEU CB. Wrote the paper: CMM CB.