Shigella flexneri

Known as: Escherichia/Shigella flexneri, Shigella Biogroup B, Shigella paradysenteriae 
A species of facultatively anaerobic, Gram negative, rod shaped bacteria in the phylum Proteobacteria. This species is oxidase and citrate negative… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
We determined the complete genome sequence of Shigella flexneri serotype 2a strain 2457T (4,599,354 bp). Shigella species cause… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Epithelial cells are refractory to extracellular lipopolysaccharide (LPS), yet when presented inside the cell, it is capable of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Type III secretion systems (TTSSs or secretons), essential virulence determinants of many Gram-negative bacteria, serve to… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
O-antigen modification (serotype conversion) in Shigella flexneri, which is an important virulence determinant, is conferred by… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Caspases are intracellular proteases that mediate mammalian cell apoptosis. Caspase-1 (Casp-1) is a unique caspase because it… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Bacterial type III secretion systems serve to translocate proteins into eukaryotic cells, requiring a secreton and a translocator… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Several members of the family Enterobacteriaceae were examined for differences in extreme acid survival strategies. A surprising… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Escherichia coli K-12 strains and Shigella flexneri grown to stationary phase can survive several hours at pH 2 to 3, which is… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
A 31-kb fragment of the large virulence plasmid of Shigella flexneri is necessary for bacterial entry into epithelial cells in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
Representative Shigella flexneri strains were studied to determine whether plasmids are involved in their virulence. All invasive… (More)
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