Biomechanics of Borrelia burgdorferi Vascular Interactions.

TitleBiomechanics of Borrelia burgdorferi Vascular Interactions.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2016
AuthorsEbady R, Niddam AF, Boczula AE, Tang TT, Boczula AE, Kim YR, Gupta N, Odisho T, Zhi H, Simmons CA, Skare JT, Moriarty TJ, Kim YR, Gupta N
JournalCell Rep
Start Page2593
Date Published09/2016
Keywordsbiomechanics, borrelia burgdorferi, interactions, vascular

These findings provide insight into the biomechanics of bacterial-vascular interactions and demonstrate that disseminating bacteria and circulating host immune cells share widely conserved mechanisms for interacting with endothelia under physiological shear stress.