- Loss of a biofilm-inhibiting glycosyl hydrolase during the emergence of Yersinia pestisDavid L Erickson
Laboratory of Zoonotic Pathogens, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, Montana 59840, USA
J Bacteriol 190:8163-70. 2008..pestis to produce biofilm in the flea foregut. Mutational loss of this glycosidase activity in Y. pestis may have contributed to the recent evolution of flea-borne transmission...