Affiliation: Masaryk University
Country: Czech Republic
- Complete genome sequence of Treponema pallidum ssp. pallidum strain SS14 determined with oligonucleotide arraysPetra Matejková
Human Genome Sequencing Center, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Alkek N1619, Houston, TX 77030, USA
BMC Microbiol 8:76. 2008..pallidum remains the enigmatic pathogen, since no virulence factors have been identified and the pathogenesis of the disease is poorly understood. Increasing rates of new syphilis cases per year have been observed recently...
- A novel Treponema pallidum antigen, TP0136, is an outer membrane protein that binds human fibronectinMary Beth Brinkman
Verna and Marrs McLean Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
Infect Immun 76:1848-57. 2008..These results demonstrate that TP0136 is expressed on the outer membrane of the treponeme during infection and may be involved in attachment to host extracellular matrix components...
- Recognition of pore-forming colicin Y by its cognate immunity proteinDavid Smajs
Department of Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
FEMS Microbiol Lett 258:108-13. 2006..Mutations in cui, which converted Cui sequence to Cyi sequence in positions 104, 107, 110, 112 and 159, resulted in an immunity gene that also conferred (besides immunity to colicin U) a high degree of immunity to colicin Y...
- Complete sequence of low-copy-number plasmid MccC7-H22 of probiotic Escherichia coli H22 and the prevalence of mcc genes among human E. coliDavid Smajs
Department of Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University, Kamenice 5, Building A6, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
Plasmid 59:1-10. 2008..coli H22. Screening of 105 E. coli strains isolated from human fecal samples revealed 2 (1.9%) strains that produced microcin C7...