Superantigens

Known as: Superantigen, Superantigens [Chemical/Ingredient] 
An antigen produced by bacteria or viruses that cause non-specific activation of T-lymphocytes. Superantigens form crosslinks between either two… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
SUMMARY The bacterial superantigens are protein toxins that bind to major histocompatibility complex class II and T-cell receptor… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Staphylococcus aureus is both a successful human commensal and a major pathogen. The elucidation of the molecular determinants of… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
The International Nomenclature Committee for Staphylococcal Superantigens proposes an international procedure for the designation… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
A total of 429 different Staphylococcus aureus isolates encompassing 219 blood isolates and 210 isolates taken from anterior… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The recently described staphylococcal enterotoxins (SE) G and I were originally identified in two separate strains of… (More)
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Superantigens (SAGs) are a class of immunostimulatory and disease-causing proteins of bacterial or viral origin with the ability… (More)
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Review
1993
Review
1993
In the past few years, there has been a virtual explosion of information on the viral and bacterial molecules now known as… (More)
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Review
1993
Review
1993
Superantigens include bacterial products (mainly of streptococci and staphylococci) that stimulate T cells to proliferate… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Superantigens, including the staphylococcal enterotoxins and the minor lymphocyte stimulatory antigens, are highly potent… (More)
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1989
Highly Cited
1989
A modification of the polymerase chain reaction has been used to establish the fact that a collection of Staphylococcus aureus… (More)
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