Bordetella pertussis wlb is required for band A lipopolysaccharide (LPS) expression. We report the mutational analysis of this locus that supports previous gene function assignments that were made on the basis of sequence similarities.
Preston, A., Thomas, R., & Maskell, D. J. (2002). Mutational analysis of the Bordetella pertussis wlb LPS biosynthesis locus. Microbial Pathogenesis, 33(3), 91-95. https://doi.org/10.1006/mpat.2002.0511