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  • Of or pertaining to a fimbria.
  • Of or pertaining to the fimbriæ of the brain.

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  • adjective Of or pertaining to the fimbriae

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  • Type 1 fimbrial adhesion was also involved in bacterial adherence to endometrial cells because addition of an inhibitor of fimbrial adhesion

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  • Mann EL, Cohen MS, Ofek I, Sharon N, et al. (2005) The distinct binding specificities exhibited by enterobacterial type 1 fimbriae are determined by their fimbrial shafts.

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  • E. coli CS31A fimbrial subunit precursor (Genbank M59905), heat-stable toxin, STa Shiga-like toxin types 1 and 2, stx1 and stx2, cytotoxic necrotizing factors 1 and 2 (cnf1 and cnf2), and intimin-γ (eae),.

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  • To identify bacterial genes that may be important for establishing PID, bacteria were examined for 17 virulence genes associated with adhesion, invasion and virulence in DEC and ExPEC isolated from PID and unaffected animals lacked the virulence genes for K99 fimbrial subunit,

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  • Type 1 fimbrial adhesion was also involved in bacterial adherence to endometrial cells because addition of an inhibitor of fimbrial adhesion

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  • Mann EL, Cohen MS, Ofek I, Sharon N, et al. (2005) The distinct binding specificities exhibited by enterobacterial type 1 fimbriae are determined by their fimbrial shafts.

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  • This case may provide evidence suggesting fimbrial intraepithelial adenocarcinoma is one cause of PSC.

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  • The various secretion systems in EIB202 may be also involved in the transmembrane transduction of fimbrial or non-fimbrial adhesins/invasions/haemagglutinins to enrich the surface structures of the bacterium.

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  • Adhesion of F18-fimbriated bacteria to the small intestine of susceptible pigs is mediated by the minor fimbrial subunit FedF.

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  • Results of serotype-specific antibody responses suggest that Fim2 strains could express Fim3 during infection, showing a difference in fimbrial expression between in vivo and in vitro.

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  • n. (pl -bri-ae) Chiefly Anatomy a series of threads or other projections resembling a fringe.

    Special Usage (usu in pl) an individual thread in such a structure, esp a fingerlike projection at the end of the Fallopian tube near the ovary.

    Derivatives fim-bri-al adj

    Origin mid 18th cent: from late Latin, literally 'border, fringe'.

    April 26, 2020