Teichoic Acids

Known as: Acids, Teichoic, Teichoic Acids [Chemical/Ingredient], teichoic acid 
Bacterial polysaccharides that are rich in phosphodiester linkages. They are the major components of the cell walls and membranes of many bacteria.
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
The cell wall of Staphylococcus aureus is characterized by an extremely high degree of cross-linking within its peptidoglycan… (More)
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2010
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2010
Staphylococcal cell separation depends largely on the bifunctional autolysin Atl that is processed to amidase-R(1,2) and R(3… (More)
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2006
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2006
Streptococcus pneumoniae is one of the few species within the group of low-G +C gram-positive bacteria reported to contain no d… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Teichoic acids (TAs), and especially lipoteichoic acids (LTAs), are one of the main immunostimulatory components of pathogenic… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Group A streptococcus (GAS) is a leading cause of severe, invasive human infections, including necrotizing fasciitis and toxic… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Colonization of the anterior nares in ∼37% of the population is a major risk factor for severe Staphylococcus aureus infections… (More)
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2002
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2002
Staphylococcus aureus is resistant to alpha-defensins, antimicrobial peptides that play an important role in oxygen-independent… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Recently, Staphylococcus aureus strains with intermediate resistance to vancomycin, the antibiotic of last resort, have been… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Positively charged antimicrobial peptides with membrane-damaging activity are produced by animals and humans as components of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The pneumococcus undergoes spontaneous phase variation between an opaque and a transparent colony form. In an animal model of… (More)
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