Phase variation in colony opacity by Streptococcus pneumoniae

Microb Drug Resist. Summer 1998;4(2):129-35. doi: 10.1089/mdr.1998.4.129.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Bacterial Capsules / chemistry
  • Choline / metabolism
  • Flow Cytometry
  • Fluorescent Antibody Technique
  • Humans
  • Mice
  • Nasopharynx / microbiology
  • Phenotype
  • Phosphorylcholine / metabolism
  • Pneumococcal Infections / microbiology
  • Polysaccharides, Bacterial / chemistry
  • Rats
  • Streptococcus pneumoniae / chemistry
  • Streptococcus pneumoniae / genetics
  • Streptococcus pneumoniae / growth & development*

Substances

  • Polysaccharides, Bacterial
  • Phosphorylcholine
  • Choline