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De Bolle X, Crosson S, Matroule JY, Letesson JJ. Brucella abortus Cell Cycle and Infection Are Coordinated. Trends Microbiol. 2015 Dec;23(12):812-821.

Renzi F, Zähringer U, Chandler CE, Ernst RK, Cornelis GR, Ittig SJ. Modification of the 1-Phosphate Group during Biosynthesis of Capnocytophaga canimorsus Lipid A. Infect Immun. 2015 Dec 7;84(2):550-61.

Renzi F, Dol M, Raymackers A, Manfredi P, Cornelis GR. Only a subset of C. canimorsus strains is dangerous for humans. Emerg Microbes Infect. 2015 Aug;4(8):e48. Erratum in: Emerg Microbes Infect. 2016;5:e29.

Claine, F., Coupeau, D., Wiggers, L., Muylkens, B. & Kirschvink, N. Schmallenberg virus infection of ruminants: challenges and opportunities for veterinarians. Veterinary Medicine: Research and Reports. 2015:6, p. 261-272.

Gennart I, Coupeau D, Pejaković S, Laurent S, Rasschaert D, Muylkens B. Marek's disease: Genetic regulation of gallid herpesvirus 2 infection and latency. Vet J. 2015 Sep;205(3):339-48.

Manfredi P, Renzi F, Cornelis GR. Draft Genome Sequences of Three Capnocytophaga cynodegmi Strains Isolated from the Oral Cavity of Healthy Dogs. Genome Announc. 2015 May 28;3(3).

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Lobet E, Letesson JJ, Arnould T. Mitochondria: A target for bacteria. Biochem Pharmacol. 2015 Apr 1;94(3):173-85.

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Manfredi P, Lauber F, Renzi F, Hack K, Hess E, Cornelis GR. New iron acquisition system in Bacteroidetes. Infect Immun. 2015 Jan;83(1):300-10.


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Coupeau D, Claine F, Wiggers L, Martin B, Kirschvink N, Muylkens B. Characterization of messenger RNA termini in Schmallenberg virus and related Simbuviruses. The Journal of general virology 2013, 94:2399-2405.

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Leemans J, Hamers C, Chery R, Bibard A, Besancon L, Duboeuf M, Hudelet P, Goutebroze S, Kirschvink N Interference of colostral antibodies with response to a Bluetongue serotype 8 inactivated vaccine in lambs born from hyperimmune ewes Vaccine 2013, 31:1975-1980.


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