Hemolysin toxins [Virulence Factor]

Accession VIRO:0000190
DefinitionA subclass of beta pore-forming toxins. Characterized by the formation of oligomeric beta-barrel pore complexes which insert themselves into the targeted membrane and serve as a transmembrane channels
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+ beta pore-forming toxin [Virulence Mechanism]
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Vandenesch F, et al. 2012. Front Cell Infect Microbiol 2:12 Staphylococcus aureus hemolysins, bi-component leukocidins, and cytolytic peptides: a redundant arsenal of membrane-damaging virulence factors?. (PMID 22919604)

Alonzo F, et al. 2014. Microbiol. Mol. Biol. Rev. 78(2):199-230 The bicomponent pore-forming leucocidins of Staphylococcus aureus. (PMID 24847020)