Apoptosis induced by Staphylococcus aureus toxins.

  title={Apoptosis induced by Staphylococcus aureus toxins.},
  author={Xiaopeng Zhang and Xiaomei Hu and Xiancai Rao},
  journal={Microbiological research},
Apoptosis stimulated by bacterial toxins is common during infection and is now considered important in disease processes. As a major human pathogen, Staphylococcus aureus also causes apoptosis during infection. In some diseases such as atopic dermatitis and sepsis, the apoptosis induced by S. aureus influences the severity and outcome of diseases. S. aureus… CONTINUE READING