S Welkos

Summary

Affiliation: National Cancer Institute
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The role of antibodies to Bacillus anthracis and anthrax toxin components in inhibiting the early stages of infection by anthrax spores
    S Welkos
    Divisions of Bacteriology and Pathology, US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Frederick, MD 21702 5011, USA
    Microbiology 147:1677-85. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Determination of the virulence of the pigmentation-deficient and pigmentation-/plasminogen activator-deficient strains of Yersinia pestis in non-human primate and mouse models of pneumonic plague
    S Welkos
    Division of Bacteriology, US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Frederick, MD 21702 5011, USA
    Vaccine 20:2206-14. 2002
  3. pmc Humanized theta-defensins (retrocyclins) enhance macrophage performance and protect mice from experimental anthrax infections
    S Welkos
    Bacteriology Division, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Frederick, Maryland, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 55:4238-50. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Anti-V antigen antibody protects macrophages from Yersinia pestis -induced cell death and promotes phagocytosis
    S Weeks
    Division of Bacteriology, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Disease, Fort Detrick, Frederick, MD 21702 5011, USA
    Microb Pathog 32:227-37. 2002
  5. pmc Development of in vitro correlate assays of immunity to infection with Yersinia pestis
    J Bashaw
    Bacteriology Division, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, 1425 Porter Street, Fort Detrick, Frederick, MD 21702, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 14:605-16. 2007

Collaborators

  • W Beyer
  • C K Cote
  • S Weeks
  • J Bashaw
  • S Trevino
  • J J Adamovicz
  • S Norris
  • J Hill
  • A Friedlander

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. ncbi request reprint The role of antibodies to Bacillus anthracis and anthrax toxin components in inhibiting the early stages of infection by anthrax spores
    S Welkos
    Divisions of Bacteriology and Pathology, US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Frederick, MD 21702 5011, USA
    Microbiology 147:1677-85. 2001
    ..Thus, the anti-PA Ab-specific immunity induced by AVA has anti-spore activity and might have a role in impeding the early stages of infection with B. anthracis spores...
  2. ncbi request reprint Determination of the virulence of the pigmentation-deficient and pigmentation-/plasminogen activator-deficient strains of Yersinia pestis in non-human primate and mouse models of pneumonic plague
    S Welkos
    Division of Bacteriology, US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Frederick, MD 21702 5011, USA
    Vaccine 20:2206-14. 2002
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  3. pmc Humanized theta-defensins (retrocyclins) enhance macrophage performance and protect mice from experimental anthrax infections
    S Welkos
    Bacteriology Division, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Frederick, Maryland, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 55:4238-50. 2011
    ..Overall, these data demonstrate that retrocyclins are effective in vivo against experimental murine anthrax infections and suggest that enhanced macrophage function contributes to this property...
  4. ncbi request reprint Anti-V antigen antibody protects macrophages from Yersinia pestis -induced cell death and promotes phagocytosis
    S Weeks
    Division of Bacteriology, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Disease, Fort Detrick, Frederick, MD 21702 5011, USA
    Microb Pathog 32:227-37. 2002
    ..The protective epitope(s) recognized by R anti-V was contained in the central region of Y. pestis V (aa 135-275) and were partially cross reactive with Y. pseudotuberculosis and Y. enterocolitica serotype 08 V antigens...
  5. pmc Development of in vitro correlate assays of immunity to infection with Yersinia pestis
    J Bashaw
    Bacteriology Division, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, 1425 Porter Street, Fort Detrick, Frederick, MD 21702, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 14:605-16. 2007
    ..These results provide a strong base for the development of reliable in vitro correlate bioassays that are predictive of protective immunity to plague...