Organization and coordinated assembly of the type III secretion export apparatus.

@article{Wagner2010OrganizationAC,
  title={Organization and coordinated assembly of the type III secretion export apparatus.},
  author={Samuel Wagner and Lisa K{\"o}nigsmaier and Mar{\'i}a Lara-Tejero and Matthew D. Lefebre and Thomas C Marlovits and Jorge E. Gal{\'a}n},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  year={2010},
  volume={107 41},
  pages={17745-50}
}
Type III protein secretion systems are unique bacterial nanomachines with the capacity to deliver bacterial effector proteins into eukaryotic cells. These systems are critical to the biology of many pathogenic or symbiotic bacteria for insects, plants, animals, and humans. Essential components of these systems are multiprotein envelope-associated organelles known as the needle complex and a group of membrane proteins that compose the so-called export apparatus. Here, we show that components of… CONTINUE READING
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