E Coen Beuvery

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BACKGROUND Neisseria meningitidis is a human pathogen that can infect diverse sites within the human host. The major diseases caused by N. meningitidis are responsible for death and disability, especially in young infants. In general, most of the recent work on N. meningitidis focuses on potential antigens and their functions, immunogenicity, and(More)
Two distinct species of gonococcal porin proteins exist that differ with regard to surface exposure. Protein IB, expressed by strains of the WII/III serogroup, has both termini buried in the outer membrane, leaving a central region of the molecule exposed at the cell surface. We have attempted to define this region of protein IB in detail by studying the(More)
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