The relationship between the structures of the O polysaccharides from Escherichia coli O17 and O16

Michael Batley*, John Redmond, Nicolle H. Packer, Dan Liu, Peter Reeves

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    Abstract

    The chemical structure of the O16 antigen from the lipopolysaccharide of Escherischia coli strain P4 has been determined. Comparison with the structures of other O16 antigens and that of the O17 antigen explains the previously reported cross-reaction of O antigen from the O16 strain K-12 with anti-O17 antibody.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)313-318
    Number of pages6
    JournalCarbohydrate Research
    Volume303
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 26 Sep 1997

    Keywords

    • E. coli
    • NMR spectroscopy
    • O17 antigen
    • Polysaccharide structure

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