Fimbriae Proteins

Known as: Pilin, Pili Structural Proteins, Pilins 
Proteins that are structural components of bacterial fimbriae (FIMBRIAE, BACTERIAL) or sex pili (PILI, SEX).
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Review
2017
Review
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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2011
Highly Cited
2011
Electronic nanostructures made from natural amino acids are attractive because of their relatively low cost, facile processing… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Many bacterial pathogens have long, slender pili through which they adhere to host cells. The crystal structure of the major… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Type IV pili (T4P) are long, thin, flexible filaments on bacteria that undergo assembly-disassembly from inner membrane pilin… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Streptococcus agalactiae[group B streptococcus (GBS)] is the leading cause of neonatal pneumonia, sepsis and meningitis. An in… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Force production by type IV pilus retraction is critical for infectivity of Neisseria gonorrhoeae and DNA transfer. We… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
The bacterium Deinococcus radiodurans shows remarkable resistance to a range of damage caused by ionizing radiation, desiccation… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
Respiratory epithelial cells play a crucial role in the inflammatory response during Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection in the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Although Pseudomonas aeruginosa chronically colonizes most older patients with cystic fibrosis (CF), bacterial features… (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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