The Biology of Staphylococci

Greg A. Somerville, Richard A. Proctor

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6 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationStaphylococci in Human Disease
Subtitle of host publicationSecond Edition
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages18
ISBN (Print)9781405163323
StatePublished - Nov 18 2009


  • Amino acid auxotrophies and TCA cycle
  • Amino acid requirements for staphylococcal growth
  • Biology of staphylococci
  • Biosynthetic intermediates and carbon catabolism
  • Group translocation - phosphotransferase system (PTS)
  • Pentaglycine bridge and three enzyme synthesis
  • Staphylococci - facultative anaerobes
  • Staphylococci colonization
  • Staphylococci differentiation methods
  • Staphylococcus epidermidis - permanently on skin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Microbiology(all)

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