pneumococcal surface protein A

Known as: PspA protein, Streptococcus pneumoniae 
 
National Institutes of Health

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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Intranasal infection of mice with certain strains of capsular group 19 Streptococcus pneumoniae can result in focal pneumonia in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Colonization of the nasopharynx is the initial step in all infections caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae. The antibody response… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Streptococcus pneumoniae is a major pathogen in humans that enters the host primarily through the respiratory tract. Targeting… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Pneumococcal surface protein A (PspA), pneumococcal surface adhesin A (PsaA), and pneumolysin (Ply) are common to virtually all… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Although the polysaccharide capsule of Streptococcus pneumoniae has been recognized as a sine qua non of virulence, much recent… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The vaccine potential of a combination of three pneumococcal virulence proteins was evaluated in an active-immunization… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Pneumococcal surface protein A (PspA) is a surface-exposed protein virulence factor for Streptococcus pneumoniae. In this study… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Lactoferrin (Lf), an iron-sequestering glycoprotein, predominates in mucosal secretions, where the level of free extracellular… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Pneumococcal surface protein A (PspA) has been shown previously to elicit antibodies protective against pneumococcal infection… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
PspA is a cell surface protein of Streptococcus pneumoniae that is present on a number of clinical isolates as well as the… (More)
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