FliO regulation of FliP in the formation of the Salmonella enterica flagellum.

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Clive S Barker; Irina V Meshcheryakova; Alla S Kostyukova; Fadel A Samatey;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS Genetics,volume 6,issue 9 (issn: 1553-7390, eissn: 1553-7404)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1001143, pmc: PMC2947984
  • Subject: Biophysics/Membrane Proteins and Energy Transduction | Biophysics/Protein Folding | Research Article | Microbiology/Microbial Growth and Development | Biochemistry/Protein Folding | Molecular Biology/Molecular Evolution | Biochemistry/Protein Chemistry | Microbiology/Microbial Physiology and Metabolism | QH426-470 | Microbiology/Microbial Evolution and Genomics | Genetics | Biochemistry/Membrane Proteins and Energy Transduction | Genetics and Genomics/Microbial Evolution and Genomics

The type III secretion system of the Salmonella flagellum consists of 6 integral membrane proteins: FlhA, FlhB, FliO, FliP, FliQ, and FliR. However, in some other type III secretion systems, a homologue of FliO is apparently absent, suggesting it has a specialized role.... View more
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