adenylate cyclase toxin

Accession VIRO:0000100
DefinitionAdenylate cyclase toxin (ACT) from Bordetella pertussis is a member of the RTX (repeats in toxin) family of toxins. ACT binds cell membranes and cause disruption of the permeability barrier, leading to efflux of cell contents.
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Martín C, et al. 2004. J. Bacteriol. 186(12):3760-5 Membrane restructuring by Bordetella pertussis adenylate cyclase toxin, a member of the RTX toxin family. (PMID 15175289)

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