Neisseria meningitidis

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Neisseria meningitidis

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The terms "Neisseria meningitidis" returned 928 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Impact of Reducing Complement Inhibitor Binding on the Immunogenicity of Native Neisseria meningitidis Outer Membrane Vesicles.
 

Author(s): Helene Daniels-Treffandier, Karlijn de Nie, Leanne Marsay, Christina Dold, Manish Sadarangani, Arturo Reyes-Sandoval, Paul R Langford, David Wyllie, Fergal Hill, Andrew J Pollard, Christine S Rollier

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Neisseria meningitidis recruits host human complement inhibitors to its surface to down-regulate complement activation and enhance survival in blood. We have investigated whether such complement inhibitor binding occurs after vaccination with native outer membrane vesicles (nOMVs), ...

Last Updated: 13 Feb 2016

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Neisseria meningitidis Serogroup C Causing Primary Arthritis in a Child: Case Report.
 

Author(s): Sergiu Straticiuc, Ancuta Ignat, Elena Hanganu, Vasile Valeriu Lupu, Alexandru Bogdan Ciubara, Roxana Cretu

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Feb;95(5):e2745.

 

Neisseria meningitidis (N. meningitidis) is associated with severe invasive infections such as meningitis and fulminant septicemia. Septic arthritis due to N. meningitidis is rare and bone infections have been reported exceptionally. We report the case of a 1-year old girl who presented ...

Last Updated: 5 Feb 2016

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Neisseria meningitidis Translation Elongation Factor P and Its Active-Site Arginine Residue Are Essential for Cell Viability.
 

Author(s): Tatsuo Yanagisawa, Hideyuki Takahashi, Takehiro Suzuki, Akiko Masuda, Naoshi Dohmae, Shigeyuki Yokoyama

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Translation elongation factor P (EF-P), a ubiquitous protein over the entire range of bacterial species, rescues ribosomal stalling at consecutive prolines in proteins. In Escherichia coli and Salmonella enterica, the post-translational β-lysyl modification of Lys34 of EF-P is important ...

Last Updated: 4 Feb 2016

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The terms "Neisseria meningitidis" returned 27 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

How the Knowledge of Interactions between Meningococcus and the Human Immune System Has Been Used to Prepare Effective Neisseria meningitidis Vaccines.
 

Author(s): R Gasparini, D Panatto, N L Bragazzi, P L Lai, A Bechini, M Levi, P Durando, D Amicizia

Journal: J Immunol Res. 2015 ;2015():189153.

 

In the last decades, tremendous advancement in dissecting the mechanisms of pathogenicity of Neisseria meningitidis at a molecular level has been achieved, exploiting converging approaches of different disciplines, ranging from pathology to microbiology, immunology, and omics sciences ...

Last Updated: 9 Sep 2015

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Antimicrobial peptide resistance in Neisseria meningitidis.
 

Author(s): Yih-Ling Tzeng, David S Stephens

Journal: Biochim. Biophys. Acta. 2015 Nov;1848(11 Pt B):3026-31.

 

Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) play an important role as a host defense against microbial pathogens and are key components of the human innate immune response. Neisseria meningitidis frequently colonizes the human nasopharynx as a commensal but also is a worldwide cause of epidemic ...

Last Updated: 13 Oct 2015

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The discovery and development of a novel vaccine to protect against Neisseria meningitidis Serogroup B Disease.
 

Author(s): Gary W Zlotnick, Thomas R Jones, Paul Liberator, Li Hao, Shannon Harris, Lisa K McNeil, Duzhang Zhu, John Perez, Joseph Eiden, Kathrin U Jansen, Annaliesa S Anderson

Journal: Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2015 ;11(1):5-13.

 

Vaccines have had a major impact on the reduction of many diseases globally. Vaccines targeted against invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) due to serogroups A, C, W, and Y are used to prevent these diseases. Until recently no vaccine had been identified that could confer broad protection ...

Last Updated: 10 Feb 2015

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Evaluation of Vaccinal and Natural Immunity Against Meningococcus C
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Prevention of Meningococcus C Infections

 

Last Updated: 21 Jul 2016

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Conjugate Vaccine Against Meningococcus C a Brazilian Project
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Serogroup C Meningococcal Meningitis

 

Last Updated: 3 Aug 2016

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