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
Leptospires are spirochetes that may be free-living saprophytes found in freshwater or may cause acute or chronic infection of… (More)
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2007
2007
Most swimming bacteria produce thrust by rotating helical filaments called flagella. Typically, the flagella stick out into the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The genus Leptospira is classified into 13 named species and 4 genomospecies based upon DNA-DNA reassociation studies. Phenotypic… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
DNA relatedness was determined among 303 strains of Leptospira and Leptonema. Included in the analysis were reference strains… (More)
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1996
1996
Spirochetes are an evolutionary and structurally unique group of bacteria. Outermost is a membrane sheath (OS), and within this… (More)
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1993
1993
The 16S rDNA sequences from 15 Leptospiraceae were determined by automated PCR-directed cycle sequencing. Nucleotide comparisons… (More)
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1993
1993
A leptospira-like spirochete was isolated from a lymphocyte culture from a HIV-I and HTLV-I/II-positive patient. On the basis of… (More)
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1992
1992
The presence of multiple DNA elements in pathogenic members of the family Leptospiraceae, similar to the sphA sphingomyelinase… (More)
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1990
1990
Fatty acid profiles of six leptospira strains representative of genera, species, and serogroups within the family Leptospiraceae… (More)
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1987
1987
A total of 32 strains of the family Leptospiraceae (23 strains of Leptospira interrogans, 6 strains of Leptospira biflexa, 2… (More)
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