Senchenkova, Sof'ya N; Feng, Lu; Yang, Jinghua; Shashkov, Alexander S; Cheng, Jiansong; Liu, Dan; Knirel, Yuriy; Reeves, Peter R; Jin, Qi; Ye, Qiang; Wang, Lei
Comparison of the O antigens of Shigella boydii types 10 and 6 by chemical analysis and nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy showed that their structures are similar, with the only difference being the presence or absence of D-ribofuranose, which is the immunodominant sugar in S. boydii type 10. In S. boydii type 6, a residue previously reported as α-D-GlcpA, was shown to be β-D-GlcpA as in S. boydii type 10. S. boydii types 10 and 6 are reported not to cross-react serologically, and the...[Show more]
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