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Dr Marta Biedzka-Sarek

Research Interests

Yersinia enterocolitica

Keywords

complement

Key Publications

Biedzka-Sarek M, Metso J, Kateifides A, Meri T, Jokiranta TS, Muszyński A, Radziejewska-Lebrecht J, Zannis V, Skurnik M, Jauhiainen M. Apolipoprotein A-I exerts bactericidal activity against Yersinia enterocolitica serotype O:3. J Biol Chem. 2011 Nov 4;286(44):38211-9.

Kirjavainen V , Jarva H , Biedzka-Sarek M , Blom A, Skurnik M, and Meri S. Yersinia enterocolitica serum resistance proteins YadA and Ail bind the complement regulator C4b-binding protein. PLoS Pathogens 2008 Aug; 4(8), these authors contributed equally

Skurnik M, Biedzka-Sarek M, Lubeck PS, Blom T, Bengoechea JA, Perez-Gutierrez C, Ahrens P, Hoorfar J. Characterization and biological
role of the O-polysaccharide gene cluster of Yersinia enterocolitica serotype O:9. Journal of Bacteriology 2007 Oct; 189(20):7244-53.
Biedzka-Sarek M, Jarva H, Hyytiäinen H, Meri S, and Skurnik M. Characterization of complement factor H binding to Yersinia enterocolitica
serotype O:3. Infection and Immunity 2008 Sep; 76(9):4100-9.
Biedzka-Sarek M, Salmenlinna S, Gruber M, Lupas A, and Skurnik M. Functional mapping of YadA- and Ail-mediated binding of human factor H
to Yersinia enterocolitica serotype O:3. Infection and Immunity 2008 Nov;
76(11):5016-27

Biedzka-Sarek M, Venho R, Skurnik M. Role of YadA, Ail, and lipopolysaccharide in serum resistance of Yersinia enterocolitica serotype O:3. Infection and Immunity 2005 Apr; 73(4):2232-44.