Increase in Pilus Islet 2–encoded Pili among Streptococcus pneumoniae Isolates, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Dorothea Zähner , Aditya Gudlavalleti, and David S. Stephens
Author affiliations: Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (D. Zähner, A. Gudlavalleti, D.S. Stephens); Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Atlanta (D. Zähner, D.S. Stephens)
Figure 3. Detection of high molecular weight PitB polymers in invasive isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae. Western blot of cell wall extracts from strains GA41070 (lane 1) and GA41070ΔpitB (lane 2) detected with anti-PitB antiserum. Monomeric PitB (arrow) and the marker sizes are indicated.
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