plY protein, Streptococcus pneumoniae

Known as: pneumolysin 
 
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The bacterial toxin pneumolysin is released as a soluble monomer that kills target cells by assembling into large oligomeric… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Nasopharyngeal colonization is the first step in the interaction between Streptococcus pneumoniae (the pneumococcus) and its… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
We have identified an unusual group of viridans group streptococci that resemble Streptococcus pneumoniae. DNA-DNA homology… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
We assessed the ability of Streptococcus pneumoniae mutants deficient in either choline binding protein A (CbpA), pneumolysin… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Streptococcus pneumoniae is one of the leading causes of invasive bacterial disease worldwide. Fragments of the cell wall and the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
A single-tube 5' nuclease multiplex PCR assay was developed on the ABI 7700 Sequence Detection System (TaqMan) for the detection… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The need for the development of cheap and effective vaccines against pneumococcal disease has necessitated the evaluation of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The oral streptococcal group (mitis phylogenetic group) currently consists of nine recognized species, although the group has… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Although the polysaccharide capsule of Streptococcus pneumoniae has been recognized as a sine qua non of virulence, much recent… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Insertion-duplication mutagenesis was used to construct a pneumolysin-negative derivative of Streptococcus pneumoniae. This was… (More)
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