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Leptospiraceae

A family of bacteria consisting of flexible helical cells exhibiting a right-handed conformation. It consists of a single genus, LEPTOSPIRA.
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2015
Review
2015
  • P. Levett
  • Current topics in microbiology and immunology
  • 2015
  • Corpus ID: 38966058
Leptospires are spirochetes that may be free-living saprophytes found in freshwater or may cause acute or chronic infection of… Expand
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2013
2013
Turneriella parva Levett et al. 2005 is the only species of the genus Turneriella which was established as a result of the… Expand
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2007
2007
Most swimming bacteria produce thrust by rotating helical filaments called flagella. Typically, the flagella stick out into the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
ABSTRACT The genus Leptospira is classified into 13 named species and 4 genomospecies based upon DNA-DNA reassociation studies… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
DNA relatedness was determined among 303 strains of Leptospira and Leptonema. Included in the analysis were reference strains… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Spirochetes are an evolutionary and structurally unique group of bacteria. Outermost is a membrane sheath (OS), and within this… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
The 16S rDNA sequences from 15 Leptospiraceae were determined by automated PCR-directed cycle sequencing. Nucleotide comparisons… Expand
Review
1993
Review
1993
Within the Leptospiraceae family, the genus Leptospira is divided into the pathogenic L. interrogans sensu lato and the… Expand
1992
1992
The presence of multiple DNA elements in pathogenic members of the family Leptospiraceae, similar to the sphA sphingomyelinase… Expand
1990
1990
Fatty acid profiles of six leptospira strains representative of genera, species, and serogroups within the family Leptospiraceae… Expand