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Staphylococcus aureus toxins: expression and control

Abstract:

Staphylococcus aureus was discovered in 1880 by the Scottish surgeon Sir Alexander Ogston. Its ability to utilise a panoply of secreted and cell associated virulence factors, combined with an ability to rapidly adapt to antibiotic selective pressure, has led it to become one of the most important Gram positive pathogens of our time. It plays a significant role in chronic diseases such as eczema, as well as the acute and potentially life threatening conditions toxic shock syndrome ...

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University of Oxford
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Publication date:
2009
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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