- Defining the plasmid-borne restriction-modification systems of the Lyme disease spirochete Borrelia burgdorferiRyan O M Rego
Rocky Mountain Laboratories, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, MT 59840, USA
J Bacteriol 193:1161-71. 2011..burgdorferi strains with distinct plasmid contents. Further characterization and identification of the nucleotide sequences recognized by BBE02 and BBQ67 will facilitate efficient genetic manipulation of this pathogenic spirochete...
- Competitive advantage of Borrelia burgdorferi with outer surface protein BBA03 during tick-mediated infection of the mammalian hostAaron Bestor
Laboratory of Zoonotic Pathogens, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Hamilton, Montana, USA
Infect Immun 80:3501-11. 2012..burgdorferi. These results suggest that BBA03 provides a competitive advantage to spirochetes carrying this protein during tick transmission to a mammalian host in the natural infectious cycle...
- Borrelia burgdorferi linear plasmid 38 is dispensable for completion of the mouse-tick infectious cycleDaniel P Dulebohn
Laboratory of Zoonotic Pathogens, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Division of Intramural Research, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, MT 59840, USA
Infect Immun 79:3510-7. 2011....