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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
We sequenced the genome of Rickettsia felis, a flea-associated obligate intracellular α-proteobacterium causing spotted fever in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Bacterial type IV secretion (T4S) systems mediate the transfer of macromolecular substrates into various target cells, e.g., the… Expand
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Review
2005
Review
2005
The mating pair formation (Mpf) system functions as a secretion machinery for intercellular DNA transfer during bacterial… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
ABSTRACT Transfer of antibiotic resistance genes by conjugation is thought to play an important role in the spread of resistance… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
TrbC propilin is the precursor of the pilin subunit TrbC of IncP conjugative pili in Escherichia coli.Likewise, its homologue… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Previous studies have implicated the obligatory requirement for the vir regulon (or "virulon") of the Ti plasmid for the transfer… Expand
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Highly Cited
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… Expand
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Review
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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
The type-1 pilus of Escherichia coli is the prototype of this class of hair-like, multimeric adhesive organelles1,2. This pilus… Expand
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Representative plasmids for most incompatibility groups in Escherichia coli K-12 were transferred to a "bald" strain to compare… Expand
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