Streptococcus mutans

Known as: mutan streptococcus, mutans streptococcus 
A species of Gram-positive coccus-shaped bacteria in the order Lactobacillales. S. mutants is commonly found in the human oral cavity, where is a… (More)
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Review
2011
Review
2011
The importance of Streptococcus mutans in the etiology and pathogenesis of dental caries is certainly controversial, in part… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
The complete genome sequence of Streptococcus mutans, a bacterial pathogen commonly associated with human dental caries, was… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Streptococcus mutans is implicated as a major etiological agent in human dental caries, and one of the important virulence… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The human mucosal surface is colonized by the indigenous microflora, which normally maintains an ecological balance among… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Quorum sensing is a bacterial mechanism for regulating gene expression in response to changes in population density. Many… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Streptococcus mutans is the leading cause of dental caries (tooth decay) worldwide and is considered to be the most cariogenic of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Streptococcus mutans has been strongly implicated as the principal etiological agent in dental caries. One of the important… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Streptococcus mutans is a bacterium that has evolved to be dependent upon a biofilm "lifestyle" for survival and persistence in… (More)
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Review
1986
Review
1986
 
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Highly Cited
1973
Highly Cited
1973
A selective medium was developed for the isolation of Streptococcus mutans from human dental plaque. Mitis-salivarius agar was… (More)
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