Identification and Characterization of an Antibacterial Type VI Secretion System in the Carbapenem-Resistant Strain Klebsiella pneumoniae HS11286

The type VI secretion system (T6SS) is a class of sophisticated cell contact-dependent apparatus with anti-eukaryotic or anti-bacterial function. Klebsiella pneumoniae is one of the most common bacterial pathogens with resistance to the carbapenem antibiotics. However, little is known about the antibacterial T6SS in K. pneumoniae. Using core-component… CONTINUE READING