Rickettsia prowazekii

Known as: Prowazekia 
A species of aerobic, Gram negative, rod and cocci shaped bacteria assigned to the phylum Proteobacteria. This species is obligately intracellular… (More)
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2009
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2009
Until the year 2000, only three Rickettsia species were known in South America: (i) Rickettsia rickettsii, transmitted by the… (More)
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2007
2007
Rickettsia prowazekii, the causative agent of epidemic typhus, is an obligate intracellular bacterium that grows directly within… (More)
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2004
2004
Genetic analysis of Rickettsia prowazekii has been hindered by the lack of selectable markers and efficient mechanisms for… (More)
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2003
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2003
We propose genetic guidelines for the classification of rickettsial isolates at the genus, group, and species levels by using… (More)
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2003
2003
Rickettsia prowazekii, the causative agent of epidemic typhus, is an obligate, intracellular, parasitic bacterium that grows… (More)
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1999
1999
Transitions to obligate intracellular parasitism have occurred at numerous times in the evolutionary past. The genome sequences… (More)
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1999
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1999
To study reductive evolutionary processes in bacterial genomes, we examine sequences in the Rickettsia genomes which are… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
We describe here the complete genome sequence (1,111,523 base pairs) of the obligate intracellular parasite Rickettsia prowazekii… (More)
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1998
1998
Rickettsia prowazekii, the causative agent of epidemic typhus, is an obligate intracellular parasitic bacterium that grows… (More)
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1995
1995
We describe here the organization of the rRNA genes in Rickettsia prowazekii. In this organism, the 23S and the 5S rRNA genes are… (More)
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