type III secretion system


Also found in: Acronyms.

type III secretion system

a syringelike apparatus used by some pathogenic bacteria, such as Yersinia pestis, to penetrate the plasma membrane of a host cell and inject toxin.
References in periodicals archive ?
The various and varying roles of specific chaperones in type III secretion systems. Curr.
Sadanand et al., "A Yersinia effector protein promotes virulence by preventing inflammasome recognition of the type III secretion system," Cell Host & Microbe, vol.
Our findings showed that our designed vaccine can promote anti-PcrV antibodies and prevent the normal action of type III secretion system. Finally, various vaccines based on PcrV have shown high efficacy in prevention and treatment of P.
Activities ofPseudomonas aeruginosa effectors secreted by the type III secretion system in vitro and during infection.
New structural insights into bacterial type III secretion system. Trends Biochem Sci 2006; 31 : 223-30.
Identification and characterization of a novel type III secretion system in trh-positive Vibrio parahaemolyticus strain TH3996 reveal genetic lineage and diversity of pathogenic machinery beyond the species level.
The 8 samples underwent culture and type III secretion system real-time PCR for B.
This group of pathogens forms lesions on intestinal epithelial cell surfaces by the combined action of intimin, an eae gene--encoded outer membrane protein, and type III secretion system effectors (1-4).
Attaching and effacing pathogens possess a locus of enterocyte effacement (LEE)-encoded type III secretion system. They form attaching and effacing lesions on intestinal epithelial cell surfaces by the combined actions of intimin, an eae gene-encoded outer membrane protein, and type III secretion system effectors.
Genome sequencing of the RIMD2210633 pandemic strain showed that it has 2 sets of gene clusters that encode the type III secretion system (TTSS) apparatus (11).
Development and evaluation of a real-time PCR assay targeting the type III secretion system of Burkholderia pseudomallei.