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Curr Biol. 2015 Mar 30;25(7):R265-6. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2015.02.031.

Type VI secretion system.

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1
Department of Molecular Biology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390-9148, USA. Electronic address: Dor.Salomon@UTSouthwestern.edu.
2
Department of Molecular Biology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390-9148, USA.

Abstract

Bacteria employ a variety of tools to survive in a competitive environment. Salomon and Orth describe one such tool-the Type 6 Secretion Systems used by bacteria to deliver a variety of toxins into competing cells.

PMID:
25829005
DOI:
10.1016/j.cub.2015.02.031
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