Kristofer Wollein Waldetoft

Summary

Affiliation: Lund University
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc Saliva-Induced Clotting Captures Streptococci: Novel Roles for Coagulation and Fibrinolysis in Host Defense and Immune Evasion
    Kristofer Wollein Waldetoft
    Division of Infection Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Infect Immun 84:2813-23. 2016
  2. pmc Streptococcal surface proteins activate the contact system and control its antibacterial activity
    Kristofer Wollein Waldetoft
    Division of Infection Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, SE 221 84 Lund, Sweden
    J Biol Chem 287:25010-8. 2012
  3. doi request reprint To harm or not to harm? On the evolution and expression of virulence in group A streptococci
    Kristofer Wollein Waldetoft
    Division of Infection Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, SE 221 84 Lund, Sweden Electronic address
    Trends Microbiol 22:7-13. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Surface proteins of group G Streptococcus in different phases of growth: patterns of production and implications for the host-bacteria relationship
    Kristofer Wollein Waldetoft
    Division of Infection Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, SE 221 84 Lund, Sweden
    Microbiology 160:279-86. 2014

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. pmc Saliva-Induced Clotting Captures Streptococci: Novel Roles for Coagulation and Fibrinolysis in Host Defense and Immune Evasion
    Kristofer Wollein Waldetoft
    Division of Infection Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Infect Immun 84:2813-23. 2016
    ..The bacteria escape the clots by activating host plasminogen. Our results identify a potential function for the intrinsic pathway of coagulation in host defense and a corresponding role for fibrinolysis in streptococcal immune evasion. ..
  2. pmc Streptococcal surface proteins activate the contact system and control its antibacterial activity
    Kristofer Wollein Waldetoft
    Division of Infection Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, SE 221 84 Lund, Sweden
    J Biol Chem 287:25010-8. 2012
    ..These findings underline the significance of the contact system in innate immunity and demonstrate that GGS have evolved surface proteins to exploit and modulate its effects...
  3. doi request reprint To harm or not to harm? On the evolution and expression of virulence in group A streptococci
    Kristofer Wollein Waldetoft
    Division of Infection Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, SE 221 84 Lund, Sweden Electronic address
    Trends Microbiol 22:7-13. 2014
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  4. doi request reprint Surface proteins of group G Streptococcus in different phases of growth: patterns of production and implications for the host-bacteria relationship
    Kristofer Wollein Waldetoft
    Division of Infection Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, SE 221 84 Lund, Sweden
    Microbiology 160:279-86. 2014
    ..These results show that GGS protein production is active during the stationary phase and that the bacteria actively remodel their surface and enter a less pro-inflammatory state in this phase. ..