internalin

in·ter·na·lin

(in-tēr'nă-lin),
An 80-kD leucine-rich repeat protein on the surface of Listeria that interacts with E-cadherin to induce phagocytosis within that bacterium.
[internal + -in]
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Listeria monocytogenes internalin and E-cadherin: from bench to bedside.
Targeting and crossing of the human maternofetal barrier by Listeria monocytogenes: Role of internalin interaction with trophoblast E-cadherin.
Like many other microbes, Listeria manufactures a couple of hooks (Listeria's are known as Internalin A and Internalin B) that grab onto specific molecules protruding from cells of the intestinal lining.
monocytogenes based on genetic loci in several genes: the hemolysin (hlyA), internalin (inlA), positive regulatory factor (prfA), and actin polymerization (actA1, actA2) genes.
monocytogenes into cells is mediated by internalin, a repeat protein reminiscent of surface antigens from gram-positive cocci.
A membrane protein called internalin mediates invasion of the host cell by Listeria bacteria.
Entry of Listeria monocytogenes Into Hepatocytes Requires the Expression of InlB, a Surface Protein of the Internalin Multigene Family.
monocytogenes virulence mechanisms has shown that certain mutations in the inlA gene, which encodes for internalin (a membrane-anchored protein responsible for L.
11:00 COMPARISON OF ATTACHMENT STRENGTH OF LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES AND ITS INTERNALIN NEGATIVE MUTANTS
LIPI-2 comprises 10 internalin genes and the sphingomyelinase gene smcL and is perfectly conserved within L.
RAPID PURIFICATION OF INTERNALIN B FOR DETECTION OF LISTERIA

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