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Mycoplasma arthritidis

Known as: Asterococcus arthritidis, Murimyces arthritidis, Pleuropneumonia arthritidis muris 
A species of gram-negative bacteria causing purulent POLYARTHRITIS in RATS.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Mycoplasma arthritidis, an agent of chronic proliferative arthritis of rodents, secretes a potent soluble superantigen, MAM, that… Expand
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1995
1995
Mycoplasma arthritidis causes a severe polyarthritis under natural conditions in rats and under experimental conditions in both… Expand
Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
OBJECTIVE It has been postulated that superantigens might play a role in the human rheumatic diseases, by activation of self… Expand
Review
1991
Review
1991
  • B. Cole
  • Current topics in microbiology and immunology
  • 1991
  • Corpus ID: 29204187
A commonly held hypothesis is that the chronic autoimmune rheumatoid diseases of humans are mediated or initiated by infectious… Expand
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
While all known microbial superantigens are mitogenic for human peripheral blood lymphocytes (PBL), the functional response… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Mycoplasma arthritidis T cell mitogen (MAM), in association with its MHC ligand, is recognized by T cells that express TCR-alpha… Expand
1989
1989
Mycoplasma arthritidis produces a potent soluble T lymphocyte mitogen (MAM) which is dependent upon accessory cells bearing the… Expand
1987
1987
A mitogen derived from the supernatant of broth cultures of Mycoplasma arthritidis (MAS-P) stimulates a proliferative response by… Expand
1973
1973
Neither mouse nor rat peritoneal macrophages were able to kill Mycoplasma arthritidis to any observable degree in the absence of… Expand
Highly Cited
1971
Highly Cited
1971
Mice injected intravenously with Mycoplasma arthritidis developed a chronic arthritis which persisted through at least 269 days… Expand