Article Text

Download PDFPDF
Chemotactic activity of, Neisseria gonorrhoeae
  1. Eric Sandström,
  2. Nikos Venizelos,
  3. Jan Palmblad
  1. Department of Dermatology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
  2. Department of Clinical Microbiology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
  3. Department of Medicine IV, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden


    Sonicated whole cells of one of three tested goncoccal strains stimulated neutrophil migration in the agarose gel model. The activity was retained by the material pelleted by high-speed centrifugation of the sonicate. This supports the theory that certain strains possess a cytotaxin bound to the outer membrane.

    Statistics from

    Request Permissions

    If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.