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Alfredo G. Torres

Department of Microbiology and Immunology

University of Texas Medical Branch


TX, 77555-1070



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  • Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, 77555-1070, USA. 2004 - 2012
  • Address correspondence to Alfredo G. Torres. 2012


  1. In vivo bioluminescence imaging of Escherichia coli O104:H4 and role of aerobactin during colonization of a mouse model of infection. Torres, A.G., Cieza, R.J., Rojas-Lopez, M., Blumentritt, C.A., Souza, C.S., Johnston, R.K., Strockbine, N., Kaper, J.B., Sbrana, E., Popov, V.L. BMC Microbiol. (2012) [Pubmed]
  2. A Double, Long Polar Fimbria Mutant of Escherichia coli O157:H7 Expresses Curli and Exhibits Reduced In Vivo Colonization. Lloyd, S.J., Ritchie, J.M., Rojas-Lopez, M., Blumentritt, C.A., Popov, V.L., Greenwich, J.L., Waldor, M.K., Torres, A.G. Infect. Immun. (2012) [Pubmed]
  3. Genes related to long polar fimbriae of pathogenic Escherichia coli strains as reliable markers to identify virulent isolates. Torres, A.G., Blanco, M., Valenzuela, P., Slater, T.M., Patel, S.D., Dahbi, G., López, C., Barriga, X.F., Blanco, J.E., Gomes, T.A., Vidal, R., Blanco, J. J. Clin. Microbiol. (2009) [Pubmed]
  4. The cad locus of Enterobacteriaceae: more than just lysine decarboxylation. Torres, A.G. Anaerobe (2009) [Pubmed]
  5. Contribution of the Ler- and H-NS-regulated long polar fimbriae of Escherichia coli O157:H7 during binding to tissue-cultured cells. Torres, A.G., Slater, T.M., Patel, S.D., Popov, V.L., Arenas-Hernández, M.M. Infect. Immun. (2008) [Pubmed]
  6. Ler and H-NS, regulators controlling expression of the long polar fimbriae of Escherichia coli O157:H7. Torres, A.G., López-Sánchez, G.N., Milflores-Flores, L., Patel, S.D., Rojas-López, M., Martínez de la Peña, C.F., Arenas-Hernández, M.M., Martínez-Laguna, Y. J. Bacteriol. (2007) [Pubmed]
  7. Environmental regulation and colonization attributes of the long polar fimbriae (LPF) of Escherichia coli O157:H7. Torres, A.G., Milflores-Flores, L., Garcia-Gallegos, J.G., Patel, S.D., Best, A., La Ragione, R.M., Martinez-Laguna, Y., Woodward, M.J. Int. J. Med. Microbiol. (2007) [Pubmed]
  8. Bile salts induce expression of the afimbrial LDA adhesin of atypical enteropathogenic Escherichia coli. Torres, A.G., Tutt, C.B., Duval, L., Popov, V., Nasr, A.B., Michalski, J., Scaletsky, I.C. Cell. Microbiol. (2007) [Pubmed]
  9. Outer membrane protein A of Escherichia coli O157:H7 stimulates dendritic cell activation. Torres, A.G., Li, Y., Tutt, C.B., Xin, L., Eaves-Pyles, T., Soong, L. Infect. Immun. (2006) [Pubmed]
  10. Adherence of diarrheagenic Escherichia coli strains to epithelial cells. Torres, A.G., Zhou, X., Kaper, J.B. Infect. Immun. (2005) [Pubmed]
  11. Pathoadaptive mutation that mediates adherence of shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O111. Torres, A.G., Vazquez-Juarez, R.C., Tutt, C.B., Garcia-Gallegos, J.G. Infect. Immun. (2005) [Pubmed]
  12. Differential binding of Escherichia coli O157:H7 to alfalfa, human epithelial cells, and plastic is mediated by a variety of surface structures. Torres, A.G., Jeter, C., Langley, W., Matthysse, A.G. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. (2005) [Pubmed]
  13. Characterization of the second long polar (LP) fimbriae of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and distribution of LP fimbriae in other pathogenic E. coli strains. Torres, A.G., Kanack, K.J., Tutt, C.B., Popov, V., Kaper, J.B. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. (2004) [Pubmed]
  14. Current aspects of Shigella pathogenesis. Torres, A.G. Rev. Latinoam. Microbiol. (2004) [Pubmed]
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