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Thermoregulation of Capsule Production by Streptococcus pyogenes
(Public Library of Science, 2012-05)
The capsule of Streptococcus pyogenes serves as an adhesin as well as an anti-phagocytic factor by binding to CD44 on keratinocytes of the pharyngeal mucosa and the skin, the main entry sites of the pathogen. We discovered ...
Expression, Purification and Characterization of Enoyl‐ACP Reductase II, FabK, from Porphyromonas gingivalis
The rapid rise in bacterial drug resistance coupled with the low number of novel antimicrobial compounds in the discovery pipeline has led to a critical situation requiring the expedient discovery and characterization of ...