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plY protein, Streptococcus pneumoniae

Known as: pneumolysin 
 
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Pneumococcal infection of the respiratory tract is often secondary to recent influenza virus infection and accounts for much of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Streptococcus pneumoniae is a member of the Mitis group of streptococci which, according to 16S rRNA-sequence based phylogenetic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Natural immunity to Streptococcus pneumoniae is thought to be induced by exposure to S. pneumoniae or cross-reactive… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Streptococcus pneumoniae colonizes the nasopharynx in up to 40% of healthy subjects, and is a leading cause of middle ear… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Acquisition of pneumococci is generally from carriers rather than from infected individuals. Therefore, to induce herd immunity… Expand
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Review
1993
Review
1993
For many years the virulence of Streptococcus pneumoniae has largely been attributed to its antiphagocytic polysaccharide capsule… Expand
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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… Expand
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