YfbA, a Yersinia pestis regulator required for colonization and biofilm formation in the gut of cat fleas.

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The Schneewind lab has recently defined the function of YfbA, a regulatory gene required for Yersinia pestis colonization of the flea vector.

Tam, C., Demke, O., Hermanas, T., Mitchell, A., Hendrickx, A.P., and Schneewind, O.  2014.  YfbA, a Yersinia pestis regulator required for colonization and biofilm formation in the gut of cat fleas.  J. Bacteriol.  doi: 10.1128/JB.01187-13.

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