Discovery and characterization of a fructosylated capsule polysaccharide and sialylated lipopolysaccharide in a virulent strain of Actinobacillus suis.

@article{Deutschmann2011DiscoveryAC,
  title={Discovery and characterization of a fructosylated capsule polysaccharide and sialylated lipopolysaccharide in a virulent strain of Actinobacillus suis.},
  author={Rudolf Deutschmann and Alexander G Boncheff and Janet I MacInnes and Mario A. Monteiro},
  journal={Biochemistry and cell biology = Biochimie et biologie cellulaire},
  year={2011},
  volume={89 3},
  pages={325-31}
}
We are developing a serotyping system for Actinobacillus suis based on its capsule (K) and lipopolysaccharide O-chain (O) structures. Previously, we have shown that less virulent strains of this swine pathogen express a (1→6)-β-D-glucan as both K- and O-chain polysaccharides and were serologically classified as K:1/O:1. Here, we show that representative A… CONTINUE READING