Sex Pili

Known as: Pilus, Conjugative, Sex Pilus, Conjugative Pili 
Filamentous or elongated proteinaceous structures which extend from the cell surface in gram-negative bacteria that contain certain types of… (More)
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2010
2010
In preparation for transfer conjugative type IV secretion systems (T4SS) produce a nucleoprotein adduct containing a relaxase… (More)
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2008
2008
Bacteria have evolved numerous mechanisms for cell-cell communication, many of which have important consequences for human health… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Bacterial type IV secretion (T4S) systems mediate the transfer of macromolecular substrates into various target cells, e.g., the… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Transfer of antibiotic resistance genes by conjugation is thought to play an important role in the spread of resistance. Yet… (More)
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2000
2000
Bacteroides conjugative transposons (CTns) are thought to transfer by first excising themselves from the chromosome to form a… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
TrbC propilin is the precursor of the pilin subunit TrbC of IncP conjugative pili in Escherichia coli. Likewise, its homologue… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
Pili are one of the adhesins of Pseudomonas aeruginosa that mediate adherence to epithelial cell-surface receptors. The pili of P… (More)
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1994
1994
Pseudomonas aeruginosa employs pili to mediate adherence to epithelial cell surfaces. The pilus adhesin of P. aeruginosa strains… (More)
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1991
Review
1991
Genetic studies have identified a number of genes whose products appear to be required for the transport of the group A colicins… (More)
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1970
1970
There are situations in which direct observation of the attachment of antibody molecules may be the simplest method of detecting… (More)
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