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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. [email protected]

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.

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

Language: Eng

Unique ID: 97431705

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