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By Ian Sinclair

Характеризует 750 видов южноафриканских птиц, включая не только резидентные и размножающиеся, но и большинство мигрантов. Фотографии, многие их которых демонстрируют птиц в полете, иллюстрируют разнообразие форм и раскрасок.
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Some strains of S pyogenes bind factor H and/or FHL-1 by means of their M protein; some bind the same ligands by means of the surface protein fibronectin-binding protein (Fba; Pandiripally et al. 2002). Borrelia burgdorferi expresses up to five different complement regulator-acquiring surface proteins (CRASPs) that bind factor H and/or FHL-1 in active forms and enhance resistance to complement-mediated lysis (Hartmann et al. 2006). Inhibition of C3 and C5 Convertases C3 convertases and C5 convertases play crucial roles in amplification of complement activation, in generation of chemotactic and inflammatory anaphylatoxins, and in initiation of MAC.

1998). It may have thus evolved from a dinosaur into a mammalian pathogen. Some subsp. I serotypes further acquired the Salmonella virulence plasmid, which is characteristic of the major host-adapted serotypes, as well as the most virulent of the nonhost-adapted serotypes Enteritidis and Typhimurium. Possession of the virulence plasmid and its spv operon makes these serotypes particularly pathogenic (Bäumler et al. 2000). The basis of the remarkably specific host adaptation of certain serotypes of Salmonella is unclear but may relate to the relative plasticity of the Salmonella genome afforded by phage-mediated transfer of a small number of host-specific virulence factors (Rabsch et al.

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