Spores, Bacterial

Known as: endospore, Bacterial Spores, endospores 
Heat and stain resistant, metabolically inactive bodies formed within the vegetative cells of bacteria of the genera Bacillus and Clostridium.
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2007
Review
2007
Dormant spores of Bacillus, Clostridium and related species can survive for years, largely because spore DNA is well protected… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Endospores formed by Bacillus, Clostridia, and related genera are encased in a protein shell called the coat. In many species… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
For the first time, bacterial spores have been evaluated as vaccine vehicles. Bacillus subtilis spores displaying the tetanus… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
We developed a novel surface display system based on the use of bacterial spores. A protein of the Bacillus subtilis spore coat… (More)
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Bacterial resistance to antibiotics is a long-established, widely-studied problem. Increasingly, attention is being directed to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Efficient, nonselective methods to obtain DNA from the environment are needed for rapid and thorough analysis of introduced… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Bacterial endospores derive much of their longevity and resistance properties from the relative dehydration of their protoplasts… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
A bacterial spore was revived, cultured, and identified from the abdominal contents of extinct bees preserved for 25 to 40… (More)
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Review
1990
Review
1990
Bacterial spores are among the most resistant of all living cells to biocides, although the response depends on the stage of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
The rate of commitment of bacterial spores to germinate after short exposure to L-alanine increases exponentially from the time… (More)
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