bag

Summary

Gene Symbol: bag
Description: IgA-binding beta antigen
Species: Streptococcus agalactiae A909

Top Publications

  1. ncbi The IgA-binding beta antigen of the c protein complex of Group B streptococci: sequence determination of its gene and detection of two binding regions
    P G Jerlström
    Department of Microbiology, Technical University, Braunschweig, Germany
    Mol Microbiol 5:843-9. 1991
  2. ncbi Molecular characterization of an IgA receptor from group B streptococci: sequence of the gene, identification of a proline-rich region with unique structure and isolation of N-terminal fragments with IgA-binding capacity
    L O Hedén
    Department of Microbiology, University of Lund, Sweden
    Eur J Immunol 21:1481-90. 1991
  3. pmc Members of the immunoglobulin superfamily in bacteria
    A Bateman
    MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, England
    Protein Sci 5:1939-41. 1996
  4. pmc High expression of a C protein beta antigen gene among invasive strains from certain clonally related groups of type Ia and Ib group B streptococci
    Noriyuki Nagano
    Medical Microbiology Laboratory, Funabashi Medical Center, 1 21 1 Kanasugi, Chiba, Japan
    Infect Immun 70:4643-9. 2002

Scientific Experts

  • Noriyuki Nagano
  • Fumiaki Taguchi
  • Yukiko Nagano
  • A Bateman
  • C Chothia
  • S R Eddy
  • P G Jerlström
  • L O Hedén
  • G S Chhatwal
  • G Lindahl
  • K N Timmis
  • E Frithz

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. ncbi The IgA-binding beta antigen of the c protein complex of Group B streptococci: sequence determination of its gene and detection of two binding regions
    P G Jerlström
    Department of Microbiology, Technical University, Braunschweig, Germany
    Mol Microbiol 5:843-9. 1991
    ..Two distinct but adjacent DNA segments specified peptides that bound IgA, which indicates that the IgA-binding activity is located in two distinct regions of the protein...
  2. ncbi Molecular characterization of an IgA receptor from group B streptococci: sequence of the gene, identification of a proline-rich region with unique structure and isolation of N-terminal fragments with IgA-binding capacity
    L O Hedén
    Department of Microbiology, University of Lund, Sweden
    Eur J Immunol 21:1481-90. 1991
    ..This indicates that convergent evolution has favored the appearance of these two structurally different streptococcal IgA receptors...
  3. pmc Members of the immunoglobulin superfamily in bacteria
    A Bateman
    MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, England
    Protein Sci 5:1939-41. 1996
    ..We propose that these prokaryotic immunoglobulin-like domains are almost certain to be related by divergence from a common ancestor to eukaryotic immunoglobulin superfamily domains...
  4. pmc High expression of a C protein beta antigen gene among invasive strains from certain clonally related groups of type Ia and Ib group B streptococci
    Noriyuki Nagano
    Medical Microbiology Laboratory, Funabashi Medical Center, 1 21 1 Kanasugi, Chiba, Japan
    Infect Immun 70:4643-9. 2002
    ..Our findings imply that differences in gene expression for a protein may contribute to the invasiveness of RDP Ia-3 and Ib-1 strains for the host...