Borrelia burgdorferi B31 with and without outer membranes contained nearly identical amounts of outer surface proteins A and B. The majority of each immunogen also was localized intracellularly by immunocryoultramicrotomy. These results are inconsistent with the widely held belief that outer surface proteins A and B are exclusively outer membrane proteins.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Journal of Bacteriology|
|Publication status||Published - 1991|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology