A multihost bacterial pathogen overcomes continuous population bottlenecks to adapt to new host species.
Host-specialized fibrinogen-binding by a bacterial surface protein promotes biofilm formation and innate immune evasion.
Gene exchange drives the ecological success of a multi-host bacterial pathogen.
Population genomics of bacterial host adaptation.
The Staphylococcus aureus superantigen SElX is a bifunctional toxin that inhibits neutrophil function.
Population Genomics of Legionella longbeachae and Hidden Complexities of Infection Source Attribution.
Evolutionary Dynamics of Pandemic Methicillin-Sensitive Staphylococcus aureus ST398 and Its International Spread via Routes of Human Migration.
Genomics of Natural Populations of Staphylococcus aureus.
Identification of source and sink populations for the emergence and global spread of the East-Asia clone of community-associated MRSA.
Recombination-mediated remodelling of host-pathogen interactions during Staphylococcus aureus niche adaptation.
A single natural nucleotide mutation alters bacterial pathogen host tropism.
Gene flow in environmental Legionella pneumophila leads to genetic and pathogenic heterogeneity within a Legionnaires' disease outbreak.
Time-Scaled Evolutionary Analysis of the Transmission and Antibiotic Resistance Dynamics of Staphylococcus aureus Clonal Complex 398.
High-throughput sequencing for the study of bacterial pathogen biology.
Staphylococcus aureus proteins SSL6 and SElX interact with neutrophil receptors as identified using secretome phage display.
Livestock origin for a human pandemic clone of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
A genomic portrait of the emergence, evolution, and global spread of a methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus pandemic.
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