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- Brito-Silva, Christian; Pizarro-Cerda, Jaime; Gil, Fernando; Paredes-Sabja, Daniel
- Journal of microbiological methods 2018 v.154 pp. 46-51
- Clostridium difficile; Escherichia coli; exine; molecular biology; morphs; recombinant proteins; spores
- ... Clostridium difficile infections are one of the leading causes of hospital-acquired infections. C. difficile spores are considered the morphotype of transmission and recurrent infection due to its natural spore resistance properties. The outermost spore layer, the exosporium, provides the first contact with the environment and the host. However, molecular biology studies on exosporium proteins are ...