Comparison of human and animal Chlamydia pneumoniae responses to interferon gamma and penicillin treatment

Chacko, Anu (2015) Comparison of human and animal Chlamydia pneumoniae responses to interferon gamma and penicillin treatment. PhD by Publication, Queensland University of Technology.

Abstract

This thesis has made a significant contribution to future chlamydial research by uncovering the chlamydial pathogenic mechanisms which will potentially help in the development of targeted vaccine against the pathogen. This thesis has made important new contributions to our understanding of Chlamydia pneumoniae specific adaptations to stress responses and has provided new perspectives on the survival of this successful pathogen. This thesis has used two well established microbial stressors and has identified major differences in stress responses between human and animal Chlamydia pneumoniae isolates.

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ID Code: 85438
Item Type: QUT Thesis (PhD by Publication)
Supervisor: Timms, Peter, Beagley, Kenneth, & Huston, Willa
Additional Information: Recipient of 2015 Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award
Keywords: Chlamydia pneumoniae, persistence, tryptophan, interferon gamma, penicillin, chronic diseases, stress response, respiratory, Chlamydia, pathogen, ODTA
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Biomedical Sciences
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 04 Nov 2015 05:47
Last Modified: 15 Apr 2016 00:28

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