Bacterial capsular antigens. Structural patterns of capsular antigens

@article{Ovodov2006BacterialCA,
  title={Bacterial capsular antigens. Structural patterns of capsular antigens},
  author={Yu. S. Ovodov},
  journal={Biochemistry (Moscow)},
  year={2006},
  volume={71},
  pages={937-954}
}
Structural patterns of bacterial capsular antigens including capsular polysac charides and exoglycans are given in this review. In addition, the immunological activity of capsular antigens and their role in type specificity of bacteria are discussed.