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    • Analysing nonsynonymous mutations between two Mycobacterium bovis strains with contrasting pathogenic profiles 

      Bigi, María Mercedes; Vazquez, Cristina Lourdes; Castelão, Ana Beatriz C.; Garcia, Elizabeth Andrea; Cataldi, Angel Adrian; Jackson, Mary; McNeil, Michael; Soria, Marcelo Abel; Zumarraga, Martin Jose; Cabruja, Matias; Gago, Gabriela; Blanco, Federico Carlos; Nishibe, Christiane; Almeida Junior, Nalvo Franco de; Araujo, Flabio Ribeiro de; Bigi, Fabiana (Elsevier, 2019-12)
      Mycobacterium bovis (M. bovis) is the causative agent of bovine tuberculosis, a chronic infectious disease that can affect cattle, other domesticated species, wild animals and humans. This disease produces important economic ...
    • Characterization of the two component regulatory system PhoPR in Mycobacterium bovis 

      Garcia, Elizabeth Andrea; Blanco, Federico Carlos; Bigi, María Mercedes; Vazquez, Cristina Lourdes; Forrellad, Marina Andrea; Rocha, Rosana Valeria; Golby, Paul; Soria, Marcelo Abel; Bigi, Fabiana (Elsevier, 2018-08)
      Mycobacterium bovis is the causative agent of bovine tuberculosis and is a member of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex, which causes tuberculosis in a number of mammals including humans. Previous studies have shown that ...
    • Does Mycobacterium bovis persist in cattle in a non-replicative latent state as Mycobacterium tuberculosis in human beings? 

      Sabio Y Garcia, Julia Veronica; Bigi, María Mercedes; Klepp, Laura Ines; Garcia, Elizabeth Andrea; Blanco, Federico Carlos; Bigi, Fabiana (Elsevier, 2020-08)
      Members of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTBC) are responsible for tuberculosis in several mammals. In this complex, Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycobacterium bovis, which are closely related, show host ...
    • Mycobacterium bovis deleted in mce2 and phoP loci protects C57BL/6 mice against tuberculosis 

      Garcia, Elizabeth Andrea; Bianco, Marí­a Veronica; Blanco, Federico Carlos; Bigi, Fabiana (2016)
      Here we confirm the efficacy of MbΔmce2-phoP to protect mice against bTB challenge and we demonstrated that this new attenuated strain is safer than our previous bTB vaccine MbΔmce2. Altogether ...
    • Role of PhoPR in the response to stress of Mycobacterium bovis 

      Garcia, Elizabeth Andrea; Blanco, Federico Carlos; Klepp, Laura Ines; Pazos, Adriana Alejandra; McNeil, Michael; Jackson, Mary; Bigi, Fabiana (Elsevier, 2021-02)
      PhoP is part of the two-component PhoPR system that regulates the expression of virulence genes of Mycobacteria. The goal of this work was to elucidate the role of PhoP in the mechanism that Mycobacterium bovis, the causative ...
    • Rv2577 of Mycobacterium tuberculosis is a virulence factor with dual phosphatase and phosphodiesterase functions 

      Forrellad, Marina Andrea; Blanco, Federico Carlos; Marrero Diaz De Vill, Rubén; Vazquez, Cristina Lourdes; Yaneff, Agustín; Garcia, Elizabeth Andrea; Gutierrez, Maximiliano Gabriel; Durán, Rosario; Villarino, Andrea; Bigi, Fabiana (Frontiers Media, 2020-10)
      Tuberculosis, a lung disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb), is one of the ten leading causes of death worldwide affecting mainly developing countries. Mtb can persist and survive inside infected cells through ...
    • Rv2617c and P36 are virulence factors of pathogenic mycobacteria involved in resistance to oxidative stress 

      Forrellad, Marina Andrea; Vazquez, Cristina Lourdes; Blanco, Federico Carlos; Klepp, Laura Ines; Garcia, Elizabeth Andrea; Rocha, Rosana Valeria; Villafañe, Luciana Maria; Bigi, María Mercedes; Gutierrez, Maximiliano Gabriel; Bigi, Fabiana (Taylor & Francis, 2019-12)
      In this study, we characterized the role of Rv2617c in the virulence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Rv2617c is a protein of unknown function unique to M. tuberculosis complex (MTC) and Mycobacterium leprae. In vitro, this ...