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Human IgG/FcγR Interactions Are Modulated by Streptococcal IgG Glycan Hydrolysis

  • Maria Allhorn mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: maria.allhorn@med.lu.se

    Affiliation: Division of Infection Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

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  • Anders I. Olin,

    Affiliation: Division of Infection Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

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  • Falk Nimmerjahn,

    Affiliation: Experimental Immunology and Immunotherapy, Nikolaus-Fiebiger-Center for Molecular Medicine, Erlangen, Germany

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  • Mattias Collin

    Affiliation: Division of Infection Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

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  • Published: January 09, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0001413

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Correct citation and URL for reference 29

Posted by collinm on 30 Jan 2008 at 15:21 GMT

Allhorn M, Olsén A, Collin M (2008) EndoS from <I>Streptococcus pyogenes</I> is hydrolyzed by the cysteine proteinase SpeB and requires glutamic acid 235 and tryptophans for IgG glycan-hydrolyzing activity. BMC Microbiology 8:3.

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