Accession VIRO:0000125
DefinitionShiga toxin are A-B toxins produced by several enteric pathogens, most importantly Shigella dysenteriae (serotype 1 only) and Enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC). Shiga toxins are important factors in disease pathogenesis and are responsible for the haemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS). B subunits form a pentameric structure binding to its cellular receptor.
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