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flagellin

 [flaj´ĕ-lin]
a protein (mol. wt. approximately 40,000) occurring in the flagella of bacteria, which is composed of subunits arranged in several-stranded helix formation somewhat resembling myosin in structure, and sometimes containing ε-N-methyl lysine. Its composition varies with the species; thus flagellin antibodies are species specific.

flag·el·lin

(flaj'ĕ-lin),
Any member of a class of proteins that constitue subunits of the flagella and that contain the amino acid ε-N-methyllysine.

flagellin

/fla·gel·lin/ (flah-jel´in) a protein of bacterial flagella; it is composed of subunits in several-stranded helical arrangement.

flagellin

(flə-jĕl′ĭn)
n.
Any of a group of proteins that are the structural components of bacterial flagella.
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Polymerase chain reaction primers and probes derived from flagellin gene sequences for specific detection of the agents of Lyme disease and North American relapsing fever.
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Previous genotyping studies employing the polymerase chain reaction--restriction fragment length polymorphism (PCR-RFLP) typing, based on the flagellin (flaA) gene have been unable to generate an amplicon for the urease-positive thermophilic Campylobacter (UPTC), which are the predominant taxa associated with shellfish, largely caused by sequence diversity between the UPTC group and C.
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Three bacterial proteins, flagellin (41 kD) OSP B (35 kD), and OSP A (31 kD) used as an indication of antibody specificity for B.
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Specifically, "up-regulated" virulence factors identified in NST-grown bacteria so far include Type III protein translocation system substrates, flagellin expression, glycosylation of bacterial proteins, hemolysin and capsular polysaccharide production, and lipopolysaccharide structure.
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a 766-bp region of the flagellin gene sequence were shown to have and a 0.