The Legionella pneumophila Chaperonin – An Unusual Multifunctional Protein in Unusual Locations

Abstract

The Legionella pneumophila chaperonin, high temperature protein B (HtpB), was discovered as a highly immunogenic antigen, only a few years after the identification of L. pneumophila as the causative agent of Legionnaires' disease. As its counterparts in other bacterial pathogens, HtpB did not initially receive further attention, particularly because… (More)
DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2011.00122

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