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Peptidoglycan-Modifying Enzyme Pgp1 Is Required for Helical Cell Shape and Pathogenicity Traits in Campylobacter jejuni

  • Emilisa Frirdich,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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  • Jacob Biboy equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Jacob Biboy, Calvin Adams

    Affiliation: The Centre for Bacterial Cell Biology, Institute for Cell and Molecular Biosciences, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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  • Calvin Adams equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Jacob Biboy, Calvin Adams

    Affiliation: Wine Research Centre, Faculty of Land and Food Systems, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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  • Jooeun Lee,

    Affiliation: Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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  • Jeremy Ellermeier,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Immunology & Unit for Laboratory Animal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Lindsay Davis Gielda,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Immunology & Unit for Laboratory Animal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Victor J. DiRita,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Immunology & Unit for Laboratory Animal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Stephen E. Girardin,

    Affiliation: Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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  • Waldemar Vollmer,

    Affiliation: The Centre for Bacterial Cell Biology, Institute for Cell and Molecular Biosciences, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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  • Erin C. Gaynor mail

    egaynor@mail.ubc.ca

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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  • Published: March 22, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1002602

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Microbiology Twitter Journal Club paper 09-05-2012

Posted by ConnorGGBamford on 09 May 2012 at 16:00 GMT

This paper was discussed at the Microbiology Twitter Journal Club on the 9th of May 2012. See link for transcript of discussion:

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