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Variation in the Neisseria lactamica porin, and its relationship to meningococcal PorB.

Abstract:

One potential vaccine strategy in the fight against meningococcal disease involves the exploitation of outer-membrane components of Neisseria lactamica, a commensal bacterium closely related to the meningococcus, Neisseria meningitidis. Although N. lactamica shares many surface structures with the meningococcus, little is known about the antigenic diversity of this commensal bacterium or the antigenic relationships between N. lactamica and N. meningitidis. Here, the N. lactamica porin protein...

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10.1099/mic.0.2007/015479-0

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Bennett, JS More by this author
Callaghan, MJ More by this author
Derrick, JP More by this author
Maiden, MC More by this author
Journal:
Microbiology (Reading, England)
Volume:
154
Issue:
Pt 5
Pages:
1525-1534
Publication date:
2008-05-05
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EISSN:
1465-2080
ISSN:
1350-0872
URN:
uuid:f845efc0-03bd-434e-903c-0a656b56f0f3
Source identifiers:
210232
Local pid:
pubs:210232

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