Bacteroides fragilis

Known as: Ristella incommunis, Bacteroides inaequalis, Ristella fragilis 
A species of obligately anaerobic, Gram-negative, rod shaped bacteria assigned to the phylum Bacteroidetes. This species is nonmotile, non-spore… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
It is estimated that the etiology of 20-30% of epithelial cancers is directly associated with inflammation, although the direct… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
To maintain intestinal health, the immune system must faithfully respond to antigens from pathogenic microbes while limiting… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The prevalence of enterotoxigenic Bacteroides fragilis (ETBF) was investigated in stool specimens from 73 patients with… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The mammalian gastrointestinal tract harbors a complex ecosystem consisting of countless bacteria in homeostasis with the host… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Recognition of bacterial lipopolysaccharide (LPS) is critical in the host defence against Gram-negative infection. While… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Bacteroides are predominant human colonic commensals, but the principal pathogenic species, Bacteroides fragilis (BF), lives… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND & AIMS Enterotoxigenic Bacteroides fragilis that secrete a zinc-dependent metalloprotease toxin termed the B. fragilis… (More)
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Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
Isolates of Bacteroides fragilis from 83 infected patients were collected during 2 years. Of 103 isolates, 68% were subspecies… (More)
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Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
The pathogenic potentials of encapsulated and unencapsulated strains of Bacteroides fragilis were compared by use of a rat model… (More)
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Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1975
The susceptibility of 90 strains of Bacteroides fragilis to 16 antibacterial drugs was determined by the agar plate dilution test… (More)
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