Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex

Known as: Mycobacterium complex 
A group of four closely related tuberculosis-causing bacteria: M. bovis, M. africanum, M. canetti and M. microti.
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2014
Highly Cited
2014
Strain-specific genomic diversity in the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTBC) is an important factor in pathogenesis that… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Harmonized typing of bacteria and easy identification of locally or internationally circulating clones are essential for… (More)
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2008
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2008
The evolutionary timing and spread of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTBC), one of the most successful groups of… (More)
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2006
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2006
A phylogeny of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex has recently shown that the animal-adapted strains are found in a single… (More)
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2005
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2005
The Direct Repeat locus of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTC) is a member of the CRISPR (Clustered regularly… (More)
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2003
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2003
Bone and soft tissue samples from 85 ancient Egyptian mummies were analyzed for the presence of ancient Mycobacterium… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
To better understand the evolution of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex, subspecies were tested for large sequence… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Mycobacterial interspersed repetitive units (MIRUs) are 40-100 bp DNA elements often found as tandem repeats and dispersed in… (More)
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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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1991
Highly Cited
1991
In this study we established the usefulness of DNA fingerprinting for the epidemiology of tuberculosis on the basis of the DNA… (More)
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