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Role of RecA in Enterococcus faecalis

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posted on 17.09.2019 by LIANNIE CHUA
This thesis is a study on the role of recA gene in a bacteria named Enterococcus faecalis. It identifies the role of recA gene in protecting the bacteria from harsh environment such as oxidative stress and antibiotic treatment. In order to study the role of recA gene, the gene is inactivated and forms the recA mutant strain. The survival of this mutant strain is compared to the normal strain of E. faecalis when exposed to different types of oxidants and antibiotics. It shows that the recA gene is important for the survival of the bacteria and for causing infection.

History

Campus location

Malaysia

Principal supervisor

Sui Mae Lee

Year of Award

2019

Department, School or Centre

School of Sciences (Monash University Malaysia)

Course

Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type

DOCTORATE

Faculty

Faculty of Science

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