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Bacterial Capsules

Known as: Bacterial Capsule, Capsule, Bacterial, Capsules, Bacterial 
An envelope of loose gel surrounding a bacterial cell which is associated with the virulence of pathogenic bacteria. Some capsules have a well… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Antimicrobial peptides (APs) are important host weapons against infections. Nearly all APs are cationic and their microbicidal… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
ABSTRACT Bacteria can possess an outermost assembly of polysaccharide molecules, a capsule, which is attached to their cell wall… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Many investigations have reported the effects of heavy metals on pure cultures of bacteria (14, 21, 30), algae (3, 22, 25), and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
ABSTRACT The innate immune system plays a critical role in the defense of areas exposed to microorganisms. There is an increasing… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Studies of B cell antigen receptors (BCRs) expressed by leukemic lymphocytes from patients with B cell chronic lymphocytic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The role of bacterial capsule in inflammatory responses in experimentally induced pneumonia caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae was… Expand
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1997
1997
Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus 109J attached to both capsulated and non-capsulated Escherichia coli K29 cells. Electron microscopy… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Sialylation of bacterial capsules has been proposed as an important virulence factor for several species of encapsulated… Expand
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
RDEC-1 is a strain of Escherichia coli that, in rabbits, attaches to intestinal mucosal epithelial cells bereft of microvillar… Expand
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Review
1969
Review
1969
  • D. Rees
  • Advances in carbohydrate chemistry and…
  • 1969
  • Corpus ID: 25884854
Publisher Summary It is noted that the gel is the most typical state for polysaccharides, both in biological and artificial… Expand
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