Identification and preliminary characterization of cell-wall-anchored proteins of Staphylococcus epidermidis.

  title={Identification and preliminary characterization of cell-wall-anchored proteins of Staphylococcus epidermidis.},
  author={Maria Gabriela Bowden and Wei Chen and Jenny Singvall and Yi Xu and Sharon J. Peacock and Viviana Valtulina and Pietro Speziale and Magnus Höök},
  volume={151 Pt 5},
Staphylococcus epidermidis is a ubiquitous human skin commensal that has emerged as a major cause of foreign-body infections. Eleven genes encoding putative cell-wall-anchored proteins were identified by computer analysis of the publicly available S. epidermidis unfinished genomic sequence. Four genes encode previously described proteins (Aap, Bhp, SdrF and SdrG), while the remaining seven have not been characterized. Analysis of primary sequences of the Staphylococcus epidermidis surface (Ses… 

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