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Staphylococcus aureus Biofilm and Planktonic cultures differentially impact gene expression, mapk phosphorylation, and cytokine production in human keratinocytes

Patrick R Secor1*, Garth A James1, Philip Fleckman2, John E Olerud2, Kate McInnerney3 and Philip S Stewart1

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1 Center for Biofilm Engineering, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, USA

2 Division of Dermatology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA

3 Functional Genomics Core Facility, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, USA

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BMC Microbiology 2011, 11:143  doi:10.1186/1471-2180-11-143

Published: 21 June 2011

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Genes significantly regulated in BCM treated HKs. Transcriptional profile (fold change ±1.5, pval < 0.01 BCM relative to PCM) of HKs after four hours of exposure.

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