Structural characterization of the lactoferrin receptor from Neisseria meningitidis.

@article{Prinz1999StructuralCO,
  title={Structural characterization of the lactoferrin receptor from Neisseria meningitidis.},
  author={Thorsten Prinz and Maria Meyer and Annika M. Pettersson and Jan P Tommassen},
  journal={Journal of bacteriology},
  year={1999},
  volume={181 14},
  pages={4417-9}
}
The meningococcal lactoferrin receptor is composed of the integral outer membrane protein LbpA and the peripheral lipoprotein LbpB. Homooligomeric complexes of LbpA and heterooligomers consisting of LbpA and LbpB were identified. Furthermore, five cell surface-exposed loops of LbpA were identified, which partially confirms a previously proposed topology model. 

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