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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1935-2018
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Upon nutritional limitation, the bacterium Bacillus subtilis has the capability to enter the irreversible process of sporulation… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Bacillus anthracis is an endospore-forming bacterium that causes inhalational anthrax. Key virulence genes are found on plasmids… (More)
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2003
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
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
16S rRNA gene sequences of the type strains of 11 species belonging to the Bacillus brevis and Bacillus aneurinolyticus groups… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
This study reports improvements in two of the key steps, lysis of indigenous cells and DNA purification, required for achieving a… (More)
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1994
1994
On board of the NASA Long Duration Exposure Facility (LDEF), spores of Bacillus subtilis in monolayers (10(6)/sample) or… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Comparative 16S rRNA sequence analysis has demonstrated that the genusBacillus consists of at least five phyletic lines. rRNA… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
The spoOA gene of Bacillus subtilis is critical for the initial stages in the developmental cycle leading to the formation of an… (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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