Genus Mycobacterium

Known as: MYCOBACTERIUM, Mycobacteria 
A genus of gram-positive, aerobic bacteria. Most species are free-living in soil and water, but the major habitat for some is the diseased tissue of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Genes involved in fatty acid catabolism have undergone extensive duplication in the genus Mycobacterium, which includes the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Mycobacterium tuberculosis is an intracellular pathogen persisting within phagosomes through interference with phagolysosome… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Little is known about the biochemical environment in phagosomes harboring an infectious agent. To assess the state of this… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Mycobacterium bovis is the causative agent of tuberculosis in a range of animal species and man, with worldwide annual losses to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Virulence and immunity are poorly understood in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. We sequenced the complete genome of the M… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
There is ample clinical evidence, as well as evidence from animal experiments, that Mycobacterium tuberculosis can persist in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Countless millions of people have died from tuberculosis, a chronic infectious disease caused by the tubercle bacillus. The… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Widespread use of DNA restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) to differentiate strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
One-third of humans are infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the causative agent of tuberculosis. Sequence analysis of two… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Recent development of vectors and methodologies to introduce recombinant DNA into members of the genus Mycobacterium has provided… (More)
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