DNA microarray assessment of putative Borrelia burgdorferi lipoprotein genes.

Abstract:

:A DNA microarray containing fragments of 137 Borrelia burgdorferi B31 putative lipoprotein genes was used to examine Lyme disease spirochetes. DNA from B. burgdorferi sensu stricto B31, 297, and N40; Borrelia garinii IP90; and Borrelia afzelii P/Gau was fluorescently labeled and hybridized to the microarray, demonstrating the degree to which the individual putative lipoprotein genes were conserved among the genospecies. These data show that a DNA microarray can globally examine the genes encoding B. burgdorferi lipoproteins.

journal_name

Infect Immun

journal_title

Infection and immunity

authors

Liang FT,Nelson FK,Fikrig E

doi

10.1128/iai.70.6.3300-3303.2002

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Has Abstract

pub_date

2002-06-01 00:00:00

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3300-3

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6

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0019-9567

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1098-5522

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70

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