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Title:Regulation of Sialic Acid Metabolism
Author(s):Kalivoda, Kathryn Antoinette
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Vimr, Eric R.
Department / Program:Veterinary Pathobiology
Discipline:Veterinary Pathobiology
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Biology, Microbiology
Abstract:In bacteria, sialic acids act as virulence factors for certain pathogens, and have been determined to play an important role in the establishment of many disease states. Therefore, studying the intricacies of sialic acid metabolism and its regulation provide a foundation for studying several medically important host-pathogen interactions.
Issue Date:2004
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:136 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/87626
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI3130946
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-28
Date Deposited:2004


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