Role of the Serine-Rich Surface Glycoprotein Srr1 of Streptococcus agalactiae in the Pathogenesis of Infective Endocarditis
- Author(s): Sullam, Paul
- Seo, HS
- Xiong, YQ
- Sullam, PM
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttp://europepmc.org/articles/PMC3662765?pdf=render
The binding of bacteria to fibrinogen and platelets are important events in the pathogenesis of infective endocarditis. Srr1 is a serine-rich repeat glycoprotein of Streptococcus agalactiae that binds directly to the Aα chain of human fibrinogen. To assess
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