Bacillus anthracis

Known as: anthracis bacillus, B. anthracis, Bacillus cereus var. anthracis 
A species of aerobic or facultatively anaerobic, Gram-positive, rod shaped bacteria assigned to the phylum Firmicutes. This species is nonmotile… (More)
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2009
Review
2009
Bacillus anthracis is the cause of anthrax, and two large plasmids are essential for toxicity: pXO1, which contains the toxin… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Anthrax, caused by the bacterium Bacillus anthracis, is a disease of historical and current importance that is found throughout… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Bacillus cereus is an opportunistic pathogen causing food poisoning manifested by diarrhoeal or emetic syndromes. It is closely… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Comparison of the whole-genome sequence of Bacillus anthracis isolated from a victim of a recent bioterrorist anthrax attack with… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Bacillus anthracis, Bacillus cereus, and Bacillus thuringiensis are members of the Bacillus cereus group of bacteria… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Bacillus anthracis is one of the most genetically homogeneous pathogens described, making strain discrimination particularly… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The fatal character of the infection caused by inhalation of Bacillus anthracis spores results from a complex pathogenic cycle… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Three proteins, protective antigen (PA), lethal factor (LF), and edema factor (EF; a calmodulin-dependent adenylate cyclase… (More)
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Animal species differ in their resistance both to infection by Bacillus anthracis and to anthrax toxin. A mouse model was… (More)
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
Virulent and certain avirulent strains of Bacillus anthracis harbor a plasmid, designated pXO2, which is involved in the… (More)
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