Streptolysin S

Accession VIRO:0000548
DefinitionStreptolysin S (SLS) toxin is a membrane-active beta hemolysin that is secreted by most strains of Streptococcus pyogenes. It is encoded by a nine gene operon and contributes to pathogenesis by lysing a broad-spectrum of host cells
Classification10 ontology terms | Show
Parent Term(s)2 ontology terms | Show
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+ sagA part_of
+ sagB part_of
+ sagC part_of
+ sagD part_of
+ sagE part_of
+ sagF part_of
+ sagG part_of
+ sagH part_of
+ sagI part_of

Walker MJ, et al. 2014. Clin. Microbiol. Rev. 27(2):264-301 Disease manifestations and pathogenic mechanisms of Group A Streptococcus. (PMID 24696436)