Mycobacterium tuberculosis phospholipase C

Accession VIRO:0000135
DefinitionPhospholipases C play a role in the pathogenesis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the causative agent of tuberculosis. Mycobacterium tuberculosis possesses four genes encoding putative phospholipases C, plcA, plcB, plcC and plcD. However, the contribution of these genes to virulence is unknown.
Classification13 ontology terms | Show
Parent Term(s)2 ontology terms | Show
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+ PlcA
+ PlcB
+ PlcC
+ PlcD

Raynaud C, et al. 2002. Mol. Microbiol. 45(1):203-17 Phospholipases C are involved in the virulence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. (PMID 12100560)