Analysis of outer membrane vesicle associated proteins isolated from the plant pathogenic bacterium Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris

  • Vishaldeep K Sidhu, Frank-Jörg Vorhölter, Karsten Niehaus, Steven A Watt
  • BMC Microbiology, January 2008, Springer Science + Business Media
  • DOI: 10.1186/1471-2180-8-87

Analysis of outer membrane vesicles of Xanthomonas campestris

What is it about?

Outer membrane vesicles of Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris were isolated and analyzed, with a particular focus on identifying proteins of the outer membrane vesicles.

Why is it important?

For the first time, detailed evidence was provided for outer membrane vesicles (OMV) of a member of the genus Xanthomonas, which comprises plant pathogenic bacteria that are hazards of important crops all over the world. Well-known pathogenicity-related proteins were identified among the OMV-related proteins.

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