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Medical / Scientific Abstract


Title:Bacterial pathogenesis: a variation on variation in Lyme disease.
Authors:Koomey M
Source:Curr Biol 1997 Sep 1;7(9):R538-40
Organization:Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48109 USA. mkoomey@umich.edu

Abstract:
The discovery of antigenic variation in Borrelia burgdorferi, the bacterium that causes Lyme disease, provides a potential explanation for the chronic nature of infection as well as new insights into the genetic structure of highly recombinogenic loci responsible for combinatorial genetic diversification.

Keywords:
Antigenic Variation, Borrelia burgdorferi, GENETICS, IMMUNOLOGY, PATHOGENICITY, Human, Lyme Disease, IMMUNOLOGY, MICROBIOLOGY

Language: Eng

Unique ID: 97431705


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