(1998). A comprehensive genetic study of streptococcal immunoglobulin A1 proteases: evidence for recombination within and between species. Infect Immun
(1996). A host-vector system for heterologous gene expression in Streptococcus gordonii. Gene
(1991). A: Analysis of the immunoglobulin A protease gene of Streptococcus sanguis. Infect Immun
(1983). A: IgA proteases of Haemophilus influenzae : cloning and characterization in E. coli K12. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA
(1992). Achtman M: Antibodies against IgA1 proteases are stimulated both by clinical disease and asymptomatic carriage of serogroup A Nesseria meningitidis.
(2003). AG: Streptococcal IgA1 protease tandem repeat influences antigenicity but not activity. J Dent Res
(2003). AJ: Efficacy of polysaccharide pneumococcal vaccine in adults in more developed countries: the state of the evidence. Lancet Infect Dis
(1996). Characterization of the Streptococcus pneumoniae immunoglobulin A1 protease gene (iga) and its traslation product. Infect Immun
(2001). DW: Molecular cloning: a laboratory manual. 3rd edition.
(1996). EV: Biological significance of IgA1 proteases in bacterial colonization and pathogenesis: critical evaluation of experimental evidence.
(1995). Evidence of recombination and an antigenically diverse Immunoglobulin A1 protease among strains of Streptococcus pneumoniae. Infect Immun
(1984). Falkow SS: Nucleotide sequence homology between the immunoglobulin A1 protease genes of Nesseria gonorrhoeae, N. meningitidis and Haemophilus influenzae. Infect Immun
(2006). Felici F: Discovery of a novel Streptococcus pneumoniae antigen by screening a whole genome lambda-display library. FEMS Microbiol Lett
(2005). Gargano N: A combination of antigenic regions of Toxoplasma gondii microneme proteins induces protective immunity against oral infection with parasite cysts.
(2001). Gargano N: Identification of a human immunodominant B-cell epitope within the GRA1 antigen of Toxoplasma gondii by phage display of cDNA libraries.
(2003). Gargano N: Molecular dissection of the human B-cell response against Toxoplasma gondii infection by lambda display of cDNA libraries.
(2004). Gargano N: The Toxoplasma gondii bradyzoite antigens BAG1 and MAG1 induce early humoral and cell-mediated immune responses upon human infection. Microbes Infect
(2001). Genome of the bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae strain R6.
(2004). Hermans PW: Development of antibodies against pneumococcal proteins alpha-enolase, immunoglobulin A1 protease, streptococcal lipoprotein rotamase A, and putative proteinase maturation protein A in relation to pneumococcal carriage and Otitis Media. Vaccine
(2006). Horizontal transfer of the immunoglobulin A1 protease gene (iga) from Streptococcus to Gemella haemolysans. Microbiol
(1983). Inhibition of microbial IgA proteases by human secretory IgA and serum. Mol Immunol
(2004). Lahn BT: Positive selection on the human genome. Hum Mol Genet
(2003). Monaci P: Identification of tumor-associated antigens by screening phage-displayed human cDNA libraries with sera from tumor patients.
(2003). Oggioni MR: The three extra-cellular zinc metalloproteinases of Streptococcus pneumoniae have a different impact on virulence in mice.
(2006). Oggioni MR: Zinc metalloproteinase genes in clinical isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae : association of the full array with a clonal cluster comprising serotypes 8 and 11A. Microbiol
(1997). Prophylaxis against pneumococcal infection after splenoctomy: a challenge for hospitals and primary care.
(2004). Streptococcus pneumoniae colonization: the key to pneumococcal disease. Lancet Infect Dis 2004, 4:144-154. 3 . B o g a e r t D , S l u i j t e r
(2006). The atypical amino-terminal LPNTGcontaining domain of the pneumococcal human IgA1-specific protease is required for proper enzyme localization and function. Mol Microbiol
(1983). The IgA1 proteases of pathogenic bacteria. Ann Rev Microbiol
(2006). Tonello F: Cloning, expression, purification and characterization of Streptococcus pneumoniae IgA1 protease. Protein Expr Purif
(1980). WT: IgA1 proteases from Haemophilus influenzae, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Neisseria meningitidis, and Streptococcus sanguis: comparative immunochemical studies.