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Joseph W. St. Geme III, MD

Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics

Leonard and Madlyn Abramson Professor, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Professor of Microbiology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Original Papers

Spahich NA, Kenjale R, McCann J, Meng G, Ohashi T, Erickson H, St Geme JW. Structural determinants of the interaction between the Haemophilus influenzae Hap autotransporter and fibronectin. Microbiology. 2014 Mar 31.

McCann JR, Sheets AJ, Grass S, St Geme JW 3rd. The Haemophilus cryptic genospecies Cha adhesin has at least two variants that differ in host cell binding, bacterial aggregation, and biofilm formation properties. J Bacteriol. 2014 May;196(9):1780-8.

Starr KF, Porsch EA, Heiss C, Black I, Wang Z, Azadi P, St. Geme JWIII. Characterization of the Kingella kingae polysaccharide capsule and exopolysaccharide. PLoS One. 2013 Sep 30;8(9):e75409

Porsch EA, Johnson MDL, Broadnax AD, Garrett CG, Redinbo MR, St. Geme JWIII. Calcium binding properties of the Kingella kingae PilC1 and PilC2 proteins have differential effects on type IV pilus-mediated adherence and twitching motility. J Bacteriol. 2013 Feb;195(4):886-95

Porsch EA, Kehl-Fie TE, St. Geme JWIII. Modulation of Kingella kingae adherence to human epithelial cells by type IV pili, capsule, and a novel trimeric autotransporter. mBio, 2012;3(5):00372.

Spahich NA, Hood DW, Moxon ER, St. Geme JWIII. Inactivation of Haemophilus influenzae lipopolysaccharide biosynthesis genes interferes with outer membrane localization of the hap autotransporter. J Bacteriol. 2012 Apr;194(7):1815-22.

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