Accession VIRO:0000159
DefinitionYersinia murine toxin (Ymt) is a toxin unique to Yersinia pestis that posess intracellular phospholipase D activity. This appeared to protect Y. pestis from a cytotoxic digestion product of blood plasma in the flea gut.
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Hinnebusch BJ, et al. 2002. Science 296(5568):733-5 Role of Yersinia murine toxin in survival of Yersinia pestis in the midgut of the flea vector. (PMID 11976454)

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