Infection and immunity (Infect Immun)

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1 Purification and partial characterization of the major outer membrane protein of Chlamydia trachomatis. 1981 18.13
2 Construction of an eae deletion mutant of enteropathogenic Escherichia coli by using a positive-selection suicide vector. 1991 15.39
3 Contribution of adhesion to bacterial persistence in the mouse urinary tract. 1983 14.71
4 Plasmid-controlled colonization factor associated with virulence in Esherichia coli enterotoxigenic for humans. 1975 14.65
5 Insertion element IS987 from Mycobacterium bovis BCG is located in a hot-spot integration region for insertion elements in Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex strains. 1991 14.45
6 Construction and expression of recombinant plasmids encoding type 1 or D-mannose-resistant pili from a urinary tract infection Escherichia coli isolate. 1981 14.05
7 Characterization of plasmids and plasmid-associated determinants of Yersinia enterocolitica pathogenesis. 1981 13.80
8 Test for enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli using Y-1 adrenal cells in miniculture. 1975 13.58
9 Involvement of a plasmid in the invasive ability of Shigella flexneri. 1982 13.55
10 Vero response to a cytotoxin of Escherichia coli. 1977 13.49
11 Actin accumulation at sites of bacterial adhesion to tissue culture cells: basis of a new diagnostic test for enteropathogenic and enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli. 1989 12.91
12 Attaching and effacing activities of rabbit and human enteropathogenic Escherichia coli in pig and rabbit intestines. 1983 12.81
13 Cyclic adenosine monophosphate and alteration of Chinese hamster ovary cell morphology: a rapid, sensitive in vitro assay for the enterotoxins of Vibrio cholerae and Escherichia coli. 1974 12.51
14 Plasmid associated with pathogenicity and calcium dependency of Yersinia enterocolitica. 1980 11.90
15 Role of the K88 antigen in the pathogenesis of neonatal diarrhea caused by Escherichia coli in piglets. 1972 11.29
16 In vitro model of penetration and intracellular growth of Listeria monocytogenes in the human enterocyte-like cell line Caco-2. 1987 11.24
17 Hemagglutination of human group A erythrocytes by enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli isolated from adults with diarrhea: correlation with colonization factor. 1977 10.84
18 Transposon mutagenesis as a tool to study the role of hemolysin in the virulence of Listeria monocytogenes. 1986 10.02
19 Production of vascular permeability factor by enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli isolated from man. 1973 9.99
20 Adherence of slime-producing strains of Staphylococcus epidermidis to smooth surfaces. 1982 9.97
21 Lyme disease spirochetes and ixodid tick spirochetes share a common surface antigenic determinant defined by a monoclonal antibody. 1983 9.60
22 Growth of several cariogenic strains of oral streptococci in a chemically defined medium. 1975 9.48
23 Multiplication of Shigella flexneri within HeLa cells: lysis of the phagocytic vacuole and plasmid-mediated contact hemolysis. 1986 9.35
24 An in vitro model for sequential study of shiftdown of Mycobacterium tuberculosis through two stages of nonreplicating persistence. 1996 9.21
25 Selective bacterial adherence to oral epithelial surfaces and its role as an ecological determinant. 1971 8.84
26 Plasmid-linked ampicillin resistance in haempohilus influenza type b. 1975 8.68
27 Iron-Binding Catechols and Virulence in Escherichia coli. 1973 8.67
28 Role of pili in the virulence of Neisseria gonorrhoeae. 1973 8.54
29 New surface-associated heat-labile colonization factor antigen (CFA/II) produced by enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli of serogroups O6 and O8. 1978 8.52
30 Tn5-induced mutations affecting virulence factors of Bordetella pertussis. 1983 8.49
31 Differences in the response of rabbit small intestine to heat-labile and heat-stable enterotoxins of Escherichia coli. 1973 8.47
32 Demonstration of a capsule plasmid in Bacillus anthracis. 1985 8.46
33 Six widespread bacterial clones among Escherichia coli K1 isolates. 1983 8.35
34 Characterization of plasmid deoxyribonucleic acid from Neisseria gonorrhoeae. 1974 8.30
35 Studies on gonococcus infection. XII. Colony color and opacity varienats of gonococci. 1978 8.19
36 Distinctive patterns of adherence of enteropathogenic Escherichia coli to HeLa cells. 1984 8.18
37 Two toxin-converting phages from Escherichia coli O157:H7 strain 933 encode antigenically distinct toxins with similar biologic activities. 1986 8.09
38 New method for the serological grouping of Streptococci with specific antibodies adsorbed to protein A-containing staphylococci. 1973 7.92
39 Resident enteric bacteria are necessary for development of spontaneous colitis and immune system activation in interleukin-10-deficient mice. 1998 7.86
40 Cloning and expression of a high-molecular-mass major antigen of Helicobacter pylori: evidence of linkage to cytotoxin production. 1993 7.75
41 Presence of a virulence-associated plasmid in Yersinia pseudotuberculosis. 1980 7.55
42 Reproducible community dynamics of the gastrointestinal microbiota following antibiotic perturbation. 2009 7.48
43 Relationships between Staphylococcus aureus genetic background, virulence factors, agr groups (alleles), and human disease. 2002 7.34
44 Association of hemolysin production, hemagglutination of human erythrocytes, and virulence for chicken embryos of extraintestinal Escherichia coli isolates. 1978 7.28
45 The intercellular adhesion (ica) locus is present in Staphylococcus aureus and is required for biofilm formation. 1999 7.22
46 Isolation and characterization of homogeneous heat-labile enterotoxins with high specific activity from Escherichia coli cultures. 1979 7.21
47 Monoclonal antibodies to herpes simplex virus type 1 proteins, including the immediate-early protein ICP 4. 1981 7.17
48 Theiler's virus infection in mice: an unusual biphasic disease process leading to demyelination. 1975 7.12
49 Distribution by serological type of group B streptococci isolated from a variety of clinical material over a five-year period (with special reference to neonatal sepsis and meningitis). 1973 7.01
50 Specificity of coaggregation reactions between human oral streptococci and strains of Actinomyces viscosus or Actinomyces naeslundii. 1979 7.01
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