Accession VIRO:0000599
DefinitionPhenol-soluble modulins (PSMs) are toxins with leukocytic activity which enables them to serve in immune evasion for the pathogen. PSMs tend to trigger inflammatory response in the human body
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Grumann D, et al. 2014. Infect. Genet. Evol. 21:583-92 Staphylococcus aureus toxins--their functions and genetics. (PMID 23541411)