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Microbes Infect. 2000 Oct;2(12):1451-60.

How to survive in the host: the Yersinia lesson.

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Microbial Pathogenesis Unit, Christian de Duve Institute of Cellular Pathology and Faculté de Médecine, Université Catholique de Louvain, Avenue Hippocrate, 74, B-1200, Brussels, Belgium.

Abstract

The Yop virulon allows Yersinia spp. to resist the immune response of the host by injecting harmful proteins into host cells. It is composed of four elements: (i) type III secretion machinery called Ysc; (ii) a set of proteins required to translocate the effector proteins inside the eukaryotic cells; (iii) a control system, and (iv) six Yop effector proteins.

PMID:
11099932
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