Mycobacterium leprae

Known as: Bacillus leprae, M. leprae, leprae mycobacterium 
A species of aerobic, Gram positive, rod shaped bacterium assigned to the phylum Actinobacteria. This species is acid fast, stains with carbol… (More)
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2013
Highly Cited
2013
Leprosy was endemic in Europe until the Middle Ages. Using DNA array capture, we have obtained genome sequences of Mycobacterium… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Reductive evolution and massive pseudogene formation have shaped the 3.31-Mb genome of Mycobacterium leprae, an unculturable… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
M. tuberculosis and M. leprae are considered to be prototypical intracellular pathogens that have evolved strategies to enable… (More)
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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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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Despite over a century of research, tuberculosis remains a leading cause of infectious death worldwide. Faced with increasing… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Leprosy, a chronic human neurological disease, results from infection with the obligate intracellular pathogen Mycobacterium… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
alpha-Dystroglycan (alpha-DG) is a component of the dystroglycan complex, which is involved in early development and… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
An integrated map of the genome of the tubercle bacillus, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, was constructed by using a twin-pronged… (More)
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
The serological activities of the specific phenolic glycolipid I from Mycobacterium leprae, its dissected parts, and related… (More)
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1981
Highly Cited
1981
A phenolic glycolipid was obtained in high amounts (2% of dry weight) from Mycobacterium leprae isolated from infected armadillo… (More)
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