Bgp, one of the surface-localized glycosaminoglycan-binding proteins of the Lyme disease spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi, exhibited nucleosidase activity. Infection of SCID mice with B. burgdorferi strain N40 mutants harboring a targeted insertion in bgp and apparently retaining all endogenous plasmids revealed that Bgp is not essential for colonization of immunocompromised mice.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Infection and immunity|
|State||Published - May 2006|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Infectious Diseases