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Horizontal gene transfer and pathogenicity islands

Associated Centre/s:  Clinical and Diagnostic Oral Sciences

Associated Research:  Infection, Immunity and Inflammation

The studies are to determine the origin and molecular epidemiology of a genetic locus that has arisen in P gingivalisby horizontal gene transfer. The locus encodes a major surface antigen and has been shown to be important in pathogenesis.

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Professor Mike Curtis

m.a.curtis@qmul.ac.uk
+44 20 7882 2258

Barts & TheLondon School of Medicine & Dentistry
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