Gene Symbol: APH_RS01470
Description: OmpA family protein
Alias: APH_0338
Species: Anaplasma phagocytophilum HZ

Top Publications

  1. Ojogun N, Kahlon A, Ragland S, Troese M, Mastronunzio J, Walker N, et al. Anaplasma phagocytophilum outer membrane protein A interacts with sialylated glycoproteins to promote infection of mammalian host cells. Infect Immun. 2012;80:3748-60 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we demonstrate the importance of A. phagocytophilum outer membrane protein A (OmpA) APH_0338 in infection of mammalian host cells. OmpA is transcriptionally induced during transmission feeding of A...
  2. Seidman D, Hebert K, Truchan H, MILLER D, Tegels B, Marconi R, et al. Essential domains of Anaplasma phagocytophilum invasins utilized to infect mammalian host cells. PLoS Pathog. 2015;11:e1004669 pubmed publisher
    ..phagocytophilum binding and infection of host cells. This study dissects OmpA-receptor interactions and demonstrates the effectiveness of binding domain-specific antibodies for blocking A. phagocytophilum infection. ..