Published in Proteomics Weekly, May 31st, 2004
"BmpA (P39) is an immunodominant chromosomally encoded Borrelia burgdorferi protein. The potential strong cross-reactivity of anti-BmpA antibodies with the other members of this paralogous protein family and the previous use of antibodies whose reactivity to the other Bmp proteins was uncharacterized have resulted in continued controversy over its localization in B. burgdorferi," wrote scientists at New York Medical College.
J.J. Shin and colleagues reported, "In an effort to provide a definitive demonstration of the localization of BmpA, rabbit antibodies raised to...
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