pilus assembly

Known as: pilus formation, pili biosynthetic process, pilus biogenesis 
The assembly of a pilus, a short filamentous structure on a bacterial cell, flagella-like in structure and generally present in many copies. Pili are… (More)
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1970-2017
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2015
Review
2015
Many Gram-negative pathogens harbor type IV secretion systems (T4SS) that translocate bacterial virulence factors into host cells… (More)
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2008
2008
Type 1 pili from uropathogenic Escherichia coli are a prototype of adhesive surface organelles assembled and secreted by the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Cyclic di-guanosine monophosphate (di-GMP) is a circular RNA dinucleotide that functions as a second messenger in diverse species… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Type IV pili (T4P) are long, thin, flexible filaments on bacteria that undergo assembly-disassembly from inner membrane pilin… (More)
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2006
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2006
Streptococcus agalactiae[group B streptococcus (GBS)] is the leading cause of neonatal pneumonia, sepsis and meningitis. An in… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Pili of Gram-negative pathogens are formed from pilin precursor molecules by non-covalent association within the outer membrane… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Bardet-Biedl syndrome (BBS) is a genetically heterogeneous disorder characterized primarily by retinal dystrophy, obesity… (More)
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2000
2000
Type 1 pilus biogenesis was used as a paradigm to investigate ordered macromolecular assembly at the outer cell membrane. The… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
Agrobacterium tumefaciens can genetically transform eukaryotic cells. In many bacteria, pili are required for interbacterial DNA… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
Expression of Type IV pili by the bacterial pathogen Neisseria gonorrhoeae appears to be essential for colonization of the human… (More)
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