"Clostridium perfringens" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The most common etiologic agent of GAS GANGRENE. It is differentiable into several distinct types based on the distribution of twelve different toxins.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Clostridium perfringens" by people in Profiles.
Perfringolysin O: The Underrated Clostridium perfringens Toxin? Toxins (Basel). 2015 May 14; 7(5):1702-21.
Disulfide-bond scanning reveals assembly state and ß-strand tilt angle of the PFO ß-barrel. Nat Chem Biol. 2013 Jun; 9(6):383-9.
The cholesterol-dependent cytolysin signature motif: a critical element in the allosteric pathway that couples membrane binding to pore assembly. PLoS Pathog. 2012; 8(7):e1002787.
Prevalence and diversity of toxigenic Clostridium perfringens and Clostridium difficile among swine herds in the midwest. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2010 May; 76(9):2961-7.
Helical crystallization on nickel-lipid nanotubes: perfringolysin O as a model protein. J Struct Biol. 2005 Nov; 152(2):129-39.
Prepore to pore transition of a cholesterol-dependent cytolysin visualized by electron microscopy. J Struct Biol. 2005 Apr; 150(1):100-8.
Vertical collapse of a cytolysin prepore moves its transmembrane beta-hairpins to the membrane. EMBO J. 2004 Aug 18; 23(16):3206-15.
Structural insights into the membrane-anchoring mechanism of a cholesterol-dependent cytolysin. Nat Struct Biol. 2002 Nov; 9(11):823-7.
Clostridium perfringens beta toxin and Clostridium septicum alpha toxin: their mechanisms and possible role in pathogenesis. Vet Microbiol. 2001 Sep 03; 82(1):1-9.
The cholesterol-dependent cytolysins. Curr Top Microbiol Immunol. 2001; 257:15-33.