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  • 10/11/2017
    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
    VICB Seminar, Borden Lacy, Vanderbilt University: 'Structures and Functions of the Clostridium Difficile Toxins TcdA and TcdB'

      The Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology (VICB) presents Dr. Borden Lacy, Vanderbilt University: "Structures and Functions of the Clostridium Difficile Toxins TcdA and TcdB"

    Key Lecture Points
    · TcdA and TcdB toxins cause cell intoxication and the clinical manifestations of Clostridium difficile infection.
    · The TcdA and TcdB toxins and the pathways they hijack within the host represent targets for therapeutic intervention.
    · The structures and mechanisms of action for 4 neutralizing antibodies will be presented.

    Contact: Stephen Doster


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