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The Lipopolysaccharide of Haemophilus parainfluenzae

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Haemophilus parainfluenzae (Hp) and H. influenzae (Hi) are closely related members of the Pasteurellaceae family and are common commensal bacteria of the human nasopharynx. Whilst Hi is frequently implicated in meningitis, otitis media and respiratory tract infections, reports of pathogenic behaviour by Hp are very rare. Lipopolysaccharide (LPS) is a key component of the Gram negative cell wall, and its structure influences the ability of Haemophilus...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Molecular Infectious Diseases Group
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Paediatrics,Department of

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Rosanna Young
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:fc7b7bcc-ea89-4ded-bb65-a1f2879236ca
Local pid:
ora:5913

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