RivR is a negative regulator of virulence factor expression in group A Streptococcus.

@article{Trevio2013RivRIA,
  title={RivR is a negative regulator of virulence factor expression in group A Streptococcus.},
  author={Jeanette Trevi{\~n}o and Zhuyun Liu and Tram N. Cao and Esmeralda Ramirez-Pe{\~n}a and Paul Sumby},
  journal={Infection and immunity},
  year={2013},
  volume={81 1},
  pages={364-72}
}
The bacterial pathogen group A Streptococcus (GAS) causes human diseases ranging from self-limiting pharyngitis (also known as strep throat) to severely invasive necrotizing fasciitis (also known as the flesh-eating syndrome). To control virulence factor expression, GAS utilizes both protein- and RNA-based mechanisms of regulation. Here we report that the… CONTINUE READING