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Research Article

Fitness of Escherichia coli during Urinary Tract Infection Requires Gluconeogenesis and the TCA Cycle

  • Christopher J. Alteri,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Sara N. Smith,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Harry L. T. Mobley mail

    hmobley@umich.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Published: May 29, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1000448

About the Authors

Christopher J. Alteri, Sara N. Smith, Harry L. T. Mobley
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: hmobley@umich.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CJA. Performed the experiments: CJA SNS. Analyzed the data: CJA HLTM. Wrote the paper: CJA HLTM.