Genomes and Genes
Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
- Borrelia burgdorferi resistance to a major skin antimicrobial peptide is independent of outer surface lipoprotein contentAmit Sarkar
Laboratory of Zoonotic Pathogens, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, NIAID, NIH, 903 S 4th Street, Hamilton, MT 59840, USA
Antimicrob Agents Chemother 53:4490-4. 2009..We conclude that the essential role of OspC is unrelated to resistance to this component of innate immunity...
- Regulation of the virulence determinant OspC by bbd18 on linear plasmid lp17 of Borrelia burgdorferiAmit Sarkar
Laboratory of Zoonotic Pathogens, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, NIAID NIH, 903 S 4th Street, Hamilton, MT 59840, USA
J Bacteriol 193:5365-73. 2011..These data identify a novel component of ospC regulation and provide the basis for determining the molecular mechanisms of ospC repression in vivo...
- Use of the Cre-lox recombination system to investigate the lp54 gene requirement in the infectious cycle of Borrelia burgdorferiAaron Bestor
Laboratory of Zoonotic Pathogens, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Hamilton, Montana 59840, USA
Infect Immun 78:2397-407. 2010..burgdorferi and surprisingly revealed that a large number of the highly conserved proteins encoded on lp54 are not required to complete the infectious cycle...
- Molecular characterization of the Borrelia burgdorferi in vivo-essential protein PncAMollie W Jewett
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, MT 59840, USA
Microbiology 157:2831-40. 2011..These findings are an important first step in understanding the catalytic function of this in vivo-essential protein...
- Characterization of the Bat proteins in the oxidative stress response of Leptospira biflexaPhilip E Stewart
Laboratory of Zoonotic Pathogens, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, 903 South 4th St, Hamilton, Montana 59840, USA
BMC Microbiol 12:290. 2012..Bat homologs have been identified in all families of the phylum Spirochaetes, yet a specific function for these proteins has not been experimentally demonstrated...