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Yersinia pestis YopK contributes to immune evasion and cell death to promote plague
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] YopK is a 21-kilodalton protein that is secreted and translocated by the type three secretion system of Yersinia pestis, the causative agent of pneumonic, bubonic, and septicemic...
Characterization of the pigmentation locus in Yersinia pestis pathogenesis of pneumonic plague
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] The extreme virulence of Yersinia pestis in all three forms of plague disease is attributed to its multiple virulence factors. Y. pestis pathogenesis research often focuses...
Protection from pneumonic plague by the induction of heme oxygenase-1
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
Yersinia pestis is the etiological agent of the disease known as plague. The pathology of this disease is characterized by organ failure due to necrosis and hyperinflammation towards the end of the disease. However, Y. ...