Attachment and Invasion of Neisseria meningitidis to Host Cells Is Related to Surface Hydrophobicity, Bacterial Cell Size and Capsule
Stephanie N Bartley, Yih-Ling Tzeng, Kathryn Heel, Chiang W Lee, Shakeel Mowlaboccus, Torsten Seemann, Wei Lu, Ya-Hsun Lin, Catherine S Ryan, Christopher Peacock, David S Stephens, John K Davies, Charlene M Kahler
PLoS One | PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE | Published : 2013
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SB was supported by a PhD scholarship from the Amanda Young Foundation (http://www.amandayoungfoundation.org.au/). CMK and JKD are supported by the National Health and Medical Research Council (APP546003). YT and DSS are supported by the National Institutes of Health (R01-AI061031 to YT). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.