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Development of model systems for the vector-host-pathogen interface of bubonic plague
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
Bubonic plague infections begin in the dermis when the pathogen is introduced by a flea during a routine blood feed. Several barriers separate Yersinia pestis from its replicative niche, including phagocytic cells in the ...
Inflammatory and cardiac response to end-stage pneumonic plague
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2015)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] Yersinia pestis is the etiologic agent of pneumonic plague, a devastating disease in humans characterized by acute bronchopneumonia that is frequently ...
Versinia pestis YopJ, YopT, and YopK coordinate programmed cell death and cytokine responses to promote pneumonic plague
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2017)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] Yersinia pestis has been responsible for three major pandemics of plague, including the infamous Black Death that killed 250 million people in Europe. ...