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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
It is estimated that the etiology of 20–30% of epithelial cancers is directly associated with inflammation, although the direct… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
To maintain intestinal health, the immune system must faithfully respond to antigens from pathogenic microbes while limiting… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND & AIMS Enterotoxigenic Bacteroides fragilis that secrete a zinc-dependent metalloprotease toxin termed the B. fragilis… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
ABSTRACT In this study, three types of treated wastewater were tested for infectious enteroviruses, the enterovirus genome… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
ABSTRACT Six 16S rRNA-targeted oligonucleotide probes were designed, validated, and used to quantify predominant groups of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
  • H. Shah, D. Collins
  • International journal of systematic bacteriology
  • 1990
  • Corpus ID: 29897629
It was recently proposed that the genus Bacteroides should be restricted to Bacteroides fragilis (the type species) and closely… Expand
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Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
Cell suspensions of Bacteroides fragilis were allowed to ferment glucose and lactate labeled with (14)C in different positions… Expand
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