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August 2002


The factors that accommodate the transition of different chlamydial species to the persistent state of pathogenesis include marked differences in the strategied deplyed to obtain tryptophan from host resources. Chlamydia psittaci appears to have a novel mechanism for intercepting an early intermediate of tryptophan catabolism and recycling it back to tryptophan.


This work was originally published in Genome Biology, available at doi: 10.1186/gb-2002-3-9-research0051



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