Emily Ayres

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Capsular polysaccharides (CPSs) are protective structures on the surfaces of many Gram-negative bacteria. The principal CPS of the human pathogen and Tier 1 select agent Burkholderia pseudomallei consists of a linear repeat of --3)--2-O-acetyl-6-deoxy-β-d-manno-heptopyranose-(1-. This CPS is critical to the virulence of this emerging pathogen and represents(More)
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