A chromosomally encoded type III secretion pathway in Yersinia enterocolitica is important in virulence

@article{Haller2000ACE,
  title={A chromosomally encoded type III secretion pathway in Yersinia enterocolitica is important in virulence},
  author={Jon C. Haller and Sharon J. Carlson and Kristin J. Pederson and Dorothy E. Pierson},
  journal={Molecular Microbiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={36}
}
Numerous Gram‐negative bacteria use a type III, or contact dependent, secretion system to deliver proteins into the cytosol of host cells. All of these systems identified to date have been shown to have a role in pathogenesis. We have identified 13 genes on the Yersinia enterocolitica chromosome that encode a type III secretion apparatus plus two associated putative regulatory genes. In order to determine the function of this chromosomally‐encoded secretion apparatus, we created an in frame… 
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