Emerging themes in SecA2-mediated protein export

Abstract

The conserved general secretion (Sec) pathway carries out most protein export in bacteria and is powered by the essential ATPase SecA. Interestingly, mycobacteria and some Gram-positive bacteria possess two SecA proteins: SecA1 and SecA2. In these species, SecA1 is responsible for exporting most proteins, whereas SecA2 exports only a subset of substrates… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nrmicro2874

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