nonhemolytic enterotoxin

Accession VIRO:0000096
DefinitionNonhemolytic enterotoxin (Nhe) from Bacillus cereus is a tripartite pore-forming toxin that require the combined action of the three proteins a cytolytic protein NheA, and two binding components NheB and NheC. Nhe possess hemolytic, cytotoxic, dermonecrotic, and vascular permeability activities.
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+ NheA part_of
+ NheB part_of
+ NheC part_of

Fagerlund A, et al. 2008. Microbiology (Reading, Engl.) 154(Pt 3):693-704 Bacillus cereus Nhe is a pore-forming toxin with structural and functional properties similar to the ClyA (HlyE, SheA) family of haemolysins, able to induce osmotic lysis in epithelia. (PMID 18310016)