Characterization of roles of SpaA in Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae adhesion to porcine endothelial cells.
- Weifeng Zhu,
- Chengzhi Cai,
- Ya Wang,
- Jingtao Li,
- Chao Wu,
- Chao Kang,
- Xiaomei Sun,
- Meilin Jin
Microb Pathog 2017 Oct 14;113:176-180. Epub 2017 Oct 14.
Animal Infectious Disease Unit, National State Key Laboratory of Agricultural Microbiology, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, China; College of Veterinary Medicine, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, China; Key Laboratory of Development of Veterinary Diagnostic Products, Ministry of Agriculture, Wuhan, China; Cooperative Innovation Center for Sustainable Pig Production, Wuhan, China. Electronic address:
Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae is the causative agent of animal erysipelas and human erysipeloid. The major protective antigen SpaA was suggested to play important roles in E. rhusiopathiae adhesion to host cells, but there is no specific study on SpaA pathogenic roles in adhesion. Read More