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  • Marcus Fulde, Jörg Willenborg, +4 authors Ralph Goethe
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Microbiology
  • 2011 (First Publication: 1 February 2011)
  • Streptococcus suis is one of the most important pathogens in pigs and can also cause severe infections in humans. Despite its clinical relevance, very little is known about the factors thatExpand
  • Jörg Willenborg, Astrid de Greeff, Michael Jarek, Peter Valentin-Weigand, Ralph Goethe
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Molecular microbiology
  • 2014 (First Publication: 1 April 2014)
  • Streptococcus suis (S. suis) is a neglected zoonotic streptococcus causing fatal diseases in humans and in pigs. The transcriptional regulator CcpA (catabolite control protein A) is involved in theExpand
  • Maria Laura Ferrando, Susana Fuentes, Astrid de Greeff, Hilde Smith, Jerry M. Wells
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Microbiology
  • 2010 (First Publication: 1 September 2010)
  • We have identified apuA in Streptococcus suis, which encodes a bifunctional amylopullulanase with conserved alpha-amylase and pullulanase substrate-binding domains and catalytic motifs. ApuAExpand
  • Maria Laura Ferrando, Astrid de Greeff, +8 authors Constance Schultsz
  • Medicine, Biology
  • The Journal of infectious diseases
  • 2015 (First Publication: 18 December 2014)
  • Background. Streptococcus suis has emerged as an important cause of bacterial meningitis in adults. The ingestion of undercooked pork is a risk factor for human S. suis serotype 2 (SS2) infection.Expand