Bacterial Fimbria

Known as: fimbrium, Common Fimbriae, Common Pili 
Thin, hairlike appendages, 1 to 20 microns in length and often occurring in large numbers, present on the cells of gram-negative bacteria… (More)
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2017
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2017
Pili are crucial virulence factors for many Gram-negative pathogens. These surface structures provide bacteria with a link to… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Proposed origins of pelvic serous carcinoma include the ovary, fallopian tube, and peritoneum. Prophylactic salpingo… (More)
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2006
Review
2006
Successful establishment of infection by bacterial pathogens requires adhesion to host cells, colonization of tissues, and in… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 produced electrically conductive pilus-like appendages called bacterial nanowires in direct response… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Type III pili deliver effector proteins (virulence factors) from bacterial pathogens to host cells. Plants express disease… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Twitching motility is a flagella-independent form of bacterial translocation over moist surfaces. It occurs by the extension… (More)
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2000
Review
2000
In most natural environments, association with a surface in a structure known as a biofilm is the prevailing microbial lifestyle… (More)
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1996
Review
1996
s of the 6th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 155. Reboli, A. C., E. D. Houston, J. S… (More)
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1988
Highly Cited
1988
The toxR gene of Vibrio cholerae encodes a transmembrane, DNA-binding protein that activates transcription of the cholera toxin… (More)
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1987
Highly Cited
1987
The transposon TnphoA was used to generate fusions between phoA, the gene for alkaline phosphatase (PhoA), and genes encoding… (More)
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