Of 20 projects, 12 were taken up, and ACFB is following up on five of them.
The National Day of Civic Hacking (NDCH, in which LeBer's ACFB participated in 2014) began in 2013, and in 2014 had about 90 hackathons and 40 other projects happen during the 48-hour event on May 31 and June 1.
The Vibrio cholerae acfB colonization determinant encodes an inner membrane protein that is related to a family of signal-transducing proteins.
The ToxT-dependent methyl-accepting chemoreceptors AcfB and TcpI contribute to Vibrio cholerae intestinal colonization.
"We are pleased to partner with ACFB during a time of nearly unprecedented need and provide nutritious meals for their families," said Steve Kelley, President and Chief Operating Officer of Barney's Premium Foods.
Founded in 1979, the Atlanta Community Food Bank (ACFB) currently distributes nearly two million pounds of food and other donated grocery items each month to more than 700 nonprofit partner agencies in 38 counties in Metro Atlanta and North Georgia.
All strains were positive for fcpA, tcpI, acfB
, toxT, ctxA, zot, and ToxR genes, as well as for the O139-specific genomic DNA in DNA probe or PCR assays.