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What does E stand for?

E stands for Escherichia (genus of the E. coli bacterium)

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Since 2001, biochemist George Bennett and bioengineer Ka-Yiu San, both professors at Rice University, have been tinkering with Escherichia coli to coax it to convert sugars to succinate, a chemical with multiple industrial uses.
00 [pounds sterling] (USA: Food & Nutrition Press) Verocytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli (VTEC), and in particular, strains of serogroup 0157, have emerged as significant pathogens causing a range of severe and potentially fatal illnesses.
999% of bacteria, such as Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coil, Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella choleraesuis, Shigella boydil, and Klebsiella pneumoniae in 60 seconds on hard, nonporous food-contact surfaces.