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Leukocidins

Known as: Leukocidin Proteins, Leukocidins [Chemical/Ingredient], Proteins, Leukocidin 
Pore forming proteins originally discovered for toxic activity to LEUKOCYTES. They are EXOTOXINS produced by some pathogenic STAPHYLOCOCCUS and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Panton-Valentine Leukocidin (PVL) is a staphylococcal bicomponent pore-forming toxin linked to severe invasive infections. Target… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
Staphylococcus aureus is a major pathogen responsible for both nosocomial and community-acquired infections. Central to its… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The role of the pore-forming Staphylococcus aureus toxin Panton-Valentine leukocidin (PVL) in severe necrotizing diseases is… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) is epidemic in the United States, even rivaling HIV… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs) are webs of DNA covered with antimicrobial molecules that constitute a newly described… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Increases in the incidence and severity of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) infections… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The Staphylococcus aureus Panton-Valentine leukocidin (PVL) is a pore-forming toxin secreted by strains epidemiologically… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
We examined the capacity of Staphylococcus aureus strains to release Panton-Valentine leukocidin (PVL) in the presence of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Panton-Valentine leukocidin (PVL) is a pore-forming toxin secreted by Staphylococcus aureus that has recently been associated… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Staphylococcus aureus is an opportunistic pathogen and the major causative agent of numerous hospital- and community-acquired… Expand
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