Gene Symbol: la7
Description: lipoprotein LA7
Species: Borrelia burgdorferi B31

Top Publications

  1. Wallich R, Simon M, Hofmann H, Moter S, Schaible U, Kramer M. Molecular and immunological characterization of a novel polymorphic lipoprotein of Borrelia burgdorferi. Infect Immun. 1993;61:4158-66 pubmed
    ..characterization of a novel polymorphic Borrelia burgdorferi lipoprotein recognized by monoclonal antibody LA7. Sequence analysis revealed an open reading frame encoding a 21,866-Da polypeptide (IpLA7)...
  2. Yang X, Hegde S, Shroder D, Smith A, Promnares K, Neelakanta G, et al. The lipoprotein La7 contributes to Borrelia burgdorferi persistence in ticks and their transmission to naïve hosts. Microbes Infect. 2013;15:729-37 pubmed publisher
    b>La7, an immunogenic outer membrane lipoprotein of Borrelia burgdorferi, produced during infection, has been shown to play a redundant role in mammalian infectivity...
  3. Lam T, Nguyen T, Fikrig E, Flavell R. A chromosomal Borrelia burgdorferi gene encodes a 22-kilodalton lipoprotein, P22, that is serologically recognized in Lyme disease. J Clin Microbiol. 1994;32:876-83 pubmed
    ..Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis showed that p22, like LA7, is localized to the linear chromosome of B. burgdorferi...