Advertisement
Research Article

Nasal Colonisation by Staphylococcus aureus Depends upon Clumping Factor B Binding to the Squamous Epithelial Cell Envelope Protein Loricrin

  • Michelle E. Mulcahy,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, Moyne Institute of Preventive Medicine, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

    X
  • Joan A. Geoghegan,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, Moyne Institute of Preventive Medicine, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

    X
  • Ian R. Monk,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, Moyne Institute of Preventive Medicine, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

    X
  • Kate M. O'Keeffe,

    Affiliation: School of Biochemistry and Immunology, Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

    X
  • Evelyn J. Walsh,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, Moyne Institute of Preventive Medicine, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

    X
  • Timothy J. Foster equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Timothy J. Foster, Rachel M. McLoughlin

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, Moyne Institute of Preventive Medicine, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

    X
  • Rachel M. McLoughlin equal contributor mail

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Timothy J. Foster, Rachel M. McLoughlin

    rachel.mcloughlin@tcd.ie

    Affiliation: School of Biochemistry and Immunology, Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

    X
  • Published: December 27, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1003092

Reader Comments (0)

Post a new comment on this article