adhesion [Virulence Mechanism]

Accession VIRO:0000003
DefinitionAdhesion is the process by which bacteria uses cell-surface components or appendages to attach to other cells or to surfaces. Adhesins act as ligands that bind to the host cell via host cell surface receptors.
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