Salmonella pathogenicity islands encoding type III secretion systems.

Salmonella enterica harbours two Salmonella pathogenicity islands (SPIs) each encoding a type III secretion system for virulence proteins. SPI1 is required for invasion, while systemic infections and intracellular accumulation of Salmonella are dependent on SPI2 function. This review will describe and compare the genetic organisation, evolution, regulation… CONTINUE READING