Search for dissertations about: "Ann-Catrin Björnfot"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Ann-Catrin Björnfot.

  1. 1. Meticulous control of the T3SS of Yersinia is essential for full virulence

    University dissertation from Umeå : Institutionen för molekylärbiologi, Teknisk-naturvetenskaplig fakultet, Umeå universitet

    Author : Ann-Catrin Björnfot; Hans Wolf-Watz; Kelly T. Hughes; [2011]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Yersinia; type III secretion; YscU; substrate specificity switch; heat shock proteins; VagH; methyltransferase; virulence; NATURAL SCIENCES Chemistry Biochemistry Molecular biology; NATURVETENSKAP Kemi Biokemi Molekylärbiologi; molekylärbiologi; Molecular Biology;

    Abstract : The type III secretion system (T3SS) of pathogenic Yersinia pseudotuberculosis is involved in virulence. The syringe-like secretion system spans both bacterial membranes and is responsible for the ability of Yersinia to transfer toxic proteins (Yop proteins) into the eukaryotic target cell. READ MORE