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  • W. S. Shadrach, Kerstin Rydzewski, +4 authors Antje Flieger
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Applied and Environmental Microbiology
  • 2005 (First Publication: 1 May 2005)
  • ABSTRACT Balamuthia mandrillaris is a free-living ameba and an opportunistic agent of granulomatous encephalitis in humans and other mammalian species. Other free-living amebas, such as AcanthamoebaExpand
  • Antje Flieger, Kerstin Rydzewski, Sangeeta Banerji, Markus Broich, Klaus Heuner
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Infection and Immunity
  • 2004 (First Publication: 1 May 2004)
  • ABSTRACT Legionella pneumophila, the causative agent of Legionnaires' disease, is an intracellular pathogen of amoebae, macrophages, and epithelial cells. The pathology of Legionella infectionsExpand
  • Vroni Herrmann, Anja Eidner, +5 authors Klaus Heuner
  • Biology, Medicine
  • International journal of medical microbiology…
  • 2011 (First Publication: 1 February 2011)
  • Legionella pneumophila (Lp) is the causative agent of Legionnaires' disease, an atypical pneumonia. Lp is found in freshwater habitats and replicates within different protozoa (amoebae). It is knownExpand
  • Philipp Aurass, B Pless, Kerstin Rydzewski, Gudrun Holland, Norbert Bannert, Antje Flieger
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Applied and Environmental Microbiology
  • 2009 (First Publication: 1 May 2009)
  • ABSTRACT Legionella pneumophila, the causative agent of Legionnaires' disease, is an intracellular parasite of eukaryotic cells. In the environment, it colonizes amoebae. After being inhaled into theExpand
  • Tino Schulz, Kerstin Rydzewski, Eva Schunder, Gudrun Holland, Norbert Bannert, Klaus Heuner
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Archives of Microbiology
  • 2012 (First Publication: 5 August 2012)
  • In Legionella pneumophila, the regulation of the flagellum and the expression of virulence traits are linked. FleQ, RpoN and FliA are the major regulators of the flagellar regulon. We demonstratedExpand
  • Markus Broich, Kerstin Rydzewski, Tamara L. McNealy, Reinhard Marre, Antje Flieger
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of bacteriology
  • 2006 (First Publication: 15 February 2006)
  • Legionella pneumophila possesses a variety of secreted and cell-associated hydrolytic activities that could be involved in pathogenesis. The activities include phospholipase A, lysophospholipase A,Expand
  • Elzbieta B. Brzuszkiewicz, Tino Schulz, +9 authors Klaus Heuner
  • Biology, Medicine
  • International journal of medical microbiology…
  • 2013 (First Publication: 18 July 2013)
  • Legionella oakridgensis is able to cause Legionnaires' disease, but is less virulent compared to L. pneumophila strains and very rarely associated with human disease. L. oakridgensis is the onlyExpand