listeriolysin O

Accession VIRO:0000133
DefinitionListeriolysin O from Listeria monocytogenes is a toxin that mediates lysis of the primary phagosomes formed after the uptake of extracellular bacteria, and is required for the efficient escape from the double-membrane vacuole that forms upon cell-to-cell spead.
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Dramsi S, et al. 2002. J. Cell Biol. 156(6):943-6 Listeriolysin O: a genuine cytolysin optimized for an intracellular parasite. (PMID 11901162)

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