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Virulence-related Mycobacterium avium subsp hominissuis MAV_2928 gene is associated with vacuole remodeling in macrophages

Samradhni S Jha1, Lia Danelishvili1, Dirk Wagner2, Jörg Maser3, Yong-jun Li4, Ivana Moric3, Steven Vogt3, Yoshitaka Yamazaki5, Barry Lai3 and Luiz E Bermudez16*

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Oregon State University, Corvallis OR 97331, USA

2 Department of Internal Medicine II—Infectious Diseases, University of Freiburg, 79106 Freiburg, Germany

3 Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, USA

4 Geron Corporation, 230 Constitution Drive, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA

5 Department of Respiratory and Infectious Diseases, Shinshu University School of Medicine, 3-1-1 Asahi, Matsumoto, 390-8621, Japan

6 Department of Microbiology, College of Science, Oregon State University, Corvallis OR 97331, USA

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BMC Microbiology 2010, 10:100  doi:10.1186/1471-2180-10-100

Published: 1 April 2010

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