Cold shock response of the UspA1 outer membrane adhesin of Moraxella catarrhalis.

@article{Heiniger2005ColdSR,
  title={Cold shock response of the UspA1 outer membrane adhesin of Moraxella catarrhalis.},
  author={Nadja Heiniger and Rolf Troller and Patricia Stutzmann Meier and Christoph Aebi},
  journal={Infection and immunity},
  year={2005},
  volume={73 12},
  pages={8247-55}
}
Colonization of the human nasopharynx exposes Moraxella catarrhalis, a common cause of otitis media in children and exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in adults, to sudden downshifts in temperature, occurring when the host breathes cold air. We investigated whether in vitro cold shock influences the expressions of the outer membrane adhesins UspA1 and hemagglutinin, which are considered virulence factors, and of an M. catarrhalis homolog of recA, a housekeeping gene, which… CONTINUE READING
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