Regulation of Staphylococcus aureus MntC Expression and Its Role in Response to Oxidative Stress

@inproceedings{Handke2013RegulationOS,
  title={Regulation of Staphylococcus aureus MntC Expression and Its Role in Response to Oxidative Stress},
  author={Luke D. Handke and Julio Cesar Hawkins and Alita A Miller and Kathrin Ute Jansen and Annaliesa S. Anderson},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2013}
}
Staphylococcus aureus is a successful human pathogen that has developed several approaches to evade the immune system, including resistance strategies to prevent oxidative killing by immune cells. One mechanism by which this evasion occurs is by production of superoxide dismutase enzymes, which require manganese as a cofactor. Manganese is acquired by the… CONTINUE READING