Superantigenic activity of emm3 Streptococcus pyogenes is abrogated by a conserved, naturally occurring smeZ mutation

Turner, C.E. orcid.org/0000-0002-4458-9748, Sommerlad, M., McGregor, K. et al. (8 more authors) (2012) Superantigenic activity of emm3 Streptococcus pyogenes is abrogated by a conserved, naturally occurring smeZ mutation. PLoS One, 7 (10). e46376. ISSN 1932-6203

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Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: © Turner et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Keywords: Amino Acid Sequence; Animals; Antigens, Bacterial; Bacterial Outer Membrane Proteins; Bacterial Toxins; Base Sequence; Carrier Proteins; Exotoxins; Humans; Mice; Mice, Transgenic; Molecular Sequence Data; Mutation; Palatine Tonsil; Sequence Analysis, DNA; Shock, Septic; Species Specificity; Streptococcal Infections; Streptococcus pyogenes; Superantigens
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  • Published: 1 October 2012
  • Accepted: 29 August 2016
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Science (Sheffield) > School of Biological Sciences (Sheffield) > Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (Sheffield)
Depositing User: Symplectic Sheffield
Date Deposited: 19 Sep 2016 11:19
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2016 11:19
Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0046376
Status: Published
Publisher: Public Library of Science
Refereed: Yes
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0046376
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