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Kenneth Johnston, PhD

MIP, Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology


Keywords Associated with Work oysters innate immunity cavortin pelonase
post streptococcal glomerulonephritis nephrostreptokinase
Streptodornase and Streptokinase
Vibrio vulnificus
Primary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests microbial pathogenesis
Secondary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests Teaching Dental and Dental Hygene Microbiology/ Microbial pathogenesis to Medical Students and Graduate Students
Unique Equipment Used HPLC
Unique Techniques Used or Developed chromatofocusing
magnetic bead based bioassays
Solid phase elisa and proteolytic assays Developed the antibody based NBT-alkaline phosphatase assay for Western blots. Developed solid phase based plasmin assays that can be applied to other protease assays. Developed methods to immobilize enzymes to study enzyme-substrate interactions and their products.
Last Updated: 01/24/2017