Essential role of the type III secretion system effector NleB in colonization of mice by Citrobacter rodentium.

Abstract

Attaching and effacing (A/E) pathogens are a significant cause of gastrointestinal illness in humans and animals. All A/E pathogens carry a large pathogenicity island, termed the locus for enterocyte effacement (LEE), which encodes a type III secretion system that translocates several effector proteins into host cells. To identify novel virulence… (More)

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