Surface Layer Proteins from virulent Clostridium difficile ribotypes exhibit signatures of positive selection with consequences for innate immune response

Lynch, M, Walsh, TA, Marszalowska, I et al. (7 more authors) (2017) Surface Layer Proteins from virulent Clostridium difficile ribotypes exhibit signatures of positive selection with consequences for innate immune response. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 17 (1). 90. ISSN 1471-2148

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Keywords: Clostridium difficile; Surface Layer Protein; positive selection; protein functional shift; protein evolution; virulence
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  • Published: 23 March 2017
  • Accepted: 15 March 2017
Institution: The University of Leeds
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Biological Sciences (Leeds) > School of Biology (Leeds)
Depositing User: Symplectic Publications
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2017 10:59
Last Modified: 05 Oct 2017 16:19
Status: Published
Publisher: BioMed Central
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12862-017-0937-8

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