Yersinia pestis

Known as: pestis yersinia, pestis y, Pestisella pestis 
A species of facultatively anaerobic, Gram negative, rod shaped bacteria in the phylum Proteobacteria. This species is motile, positive for coagulase… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Plague is a pandemic human invasive disease caused by the bacterial agent Yersinia pestis. We here report a comparison of 17… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Gram-negative flagellin, a Toll-like receptor 5 (TLR5) agonist, is a potent inducer of innate immune effectors such as cytokines… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Yersinia pestis, the causative agent of plague, is a highly uniform clone that diverged recently from the enteric pathogen… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The association of historical plague pandemics with Yersinia pestis remains controversial, partly because the evolutionary… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Increased interest in the pathogenic potential of Yersinia pestis has emerged because of the potential threats from bioterrorism… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Cancers arise owing to the accumulation of mutations in critical genes that alter normal programmes of cell proliferation… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Transmission by flea bite is a relatively recent adaptation that distinguishes Yersinia pestis, the plague bacillus, from closely… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Plague, one of the most devastating diseases of human history, is caused by Yersinia pestis. In this study, we analyzed the… (More)
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Review
1998
Review
1998
The 70-kb virulence plasmid enables Yersinia spp. (Yersinia pestis, Y. pseudotuberculosis, and Y. enterocolitica) to survive and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
Pesticinogenic and Ca2+-dependent strains of Yersinia pestis harbored plasmids of about 6 and 45 megadaltons, respectively. In… (More)
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